The plight of Alitalia, Italy’s flag-carrier, would not be breaking news to anyone with even a mild interest in aviation. It’s an airline that has, in the kindest words possible, had a dizzyingly awful financial
The Italian Minister of Industry Carlo Calenda confirmed that the mandate of the Special Administrative Council formed to deal with the Alitalia bankruptcy last year has been extended until October, when a final ruling about
After the excitement of the Italian general elections was over, the future of Alitalia entered a stage of definitions. The commissioners of the extraordinary administration process decided a few months ago to postpone any ruling
The Italian aviation market continues to provide headlines as it was announced on Monday that Sardinian-based carrier Meridiana would be rebranded as Air Italy with fleet expansion plans and a base at Milan Malpensa. The
Alitalia and Aerolíneas Argentinas announced on February 1 the signature of a Joint Business Agreement (JBA), which will allow both airlines to coordinate commercial efforts to provide business and leisure travelers with wider and better
Alitalia today confirmed that it has received seven offers for part or all of the company. The airline entered formal bankruptcy proceedings in May, with the deadline for formal offers to purchase passing on Monday evening.
Ryanair has had a rough several weeks to say the least, driven by continued flight cancellations and a possible pilot strike for the airline. In short summary, the airline recently learned that it will not
Under continued pressure from rivals in the Middle East, as well as global terrorism concerns and low oil prices, Etihad recorded a $1.87 billion loss on $8.36 billion in revenue for its 2016 fiscal year.
On May 2, 2017, Alitalia announced that they had entered administration, and the action was formally approved by their stakeholders and the Italian government. This is the carrier’s third bankruptcy, and it follows a vote
On Tuesday, Alitalia announced that they have gone into administration following staggering losses within the carrier. The move to go into administration was formally approved by the Italian government and Alitalia shareholders. The Italian government
Alitalia is continuing their chase for a 49% stake in Air Malta after local Maltese media have reported that the Italian carrier is to propose a four-year business plan to the government, outlining Alitalia’s vision for
Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia, announced it will resume service to China in July 2016. Alitalia will begin a nonstop flight between Rome-Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) and Beijing-Capital International Airport (PEK) on July 18, 2016. This
Today, Alitalia announced unveiled their rebranded business model. The new rebrand features a slightly-altered livery and cabin redesign. They will also update cabin crew uniforms and introduce up to seven new aircraft to the fleet.
Just yesterday, Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, announced it would end its partnership with Air France – KLM. While most may regard this as a rejection by the bigger carriers for not seeing Alitalia
While many have watched in recent years how the Middle Eastern carriers, including Etihad Airways, Emirates Airlines, and Qatar Airways have grown dramatically, Etihad has pursued and succeeded in a unique growth strategy of co-ventures
This morning in Rome, struggling Italian carrier, Alitalia, announced major changes to the airline. The changes include changes to the fleet, a new branding, and many new routes. The changes were announced with Alitalia partner,