Poll: What Is In The Cards For Alitalia?
Alitalia’s new commissioner Giuseppe Leogrande has presented plans to unions to cut two unprofitable long-haul routes and remove three aircraft from the fleet as part of ongoing attempts to find a way forward for the Italian flag carrier, almost three years after its bankruptcy filing.
In November 2019, Italy appointed Leogrande as the new special commissioner charged with overseeing the next steps for Alitalia, after plans for a consortium of investors to put forward a rescue plan for the bankrupt carrier failed to materialize.
A rescue consortium—led by Italian railway company Ferrovie dello Stato (FS) and including Delta Air Lines and infrastructure group Atlantia—failed to agree on the presentation of a business plan for the airline late last year despite numerous deadline extensions.
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