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Alitalia under fresh pressure to axe 2,000 jobs

Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia may be forced to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it continues efforts to stem losses.

Italy’s flag carrier, Alitalia may be forced to cut up to 2,000 jobs as it continues efforts to stem losses.

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Thousands of air passengers grounded during Alitalia strike

Thousands of people were suffering the consequences on Monday of a 24-hour strike of pilots and cabin crews at Italy’s flagship carrier Alitalia

Thousands of people were suffering the consequences on Monday of a 24-hour strike of pilots and cabin crews at Italy’s flagship carrier Alitalia

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Alitalia ends tie-up with Air France-KLM

Alitalia is ending its partnership with Air France-KLM. In a statement, CEO Silvano Cassano of Italy’s national carrier said the tie-up, due to end

Alitalia is ending its partnership with Air France-KLM. In a statement, CEO Silvano Cassano of Italy’s national carrier said the tie-up, due to end

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Etihad buys into 'sexiest airline in Europe'

The long-delayed deal for Middle Eastern airline Etihad to buy almost half of Alitalia has finally been signed after eight months of negotiations

The long-delayed deal for Middle Eastern airline Etihad to buy almost half of Alitalia has finally been signed after eight months of negotiations

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Last call for Alitalia as Etihad agrees to buy 49% stake

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways says it has agreed terms and conditions to buy just under half of Italy’s loss-making flagship airline

Abu Dhabi’s state-owned Etihad Airways says it has agreed terms and conditions to buy just under half of Italy’s loss-making flagship airline

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Etihad moves to take over Alitalia

Bankrupt Italian flag carrier Alitalia may be about to be rescued by Eitihad Airways, the Gulf company that is trying to expand its operation in

Bankrupt Italian flag carrier Alitalia may be about to be rescued by Eitihad Airways, the Gulf company that is trying to expand its operation in

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German airline Lufthansa slams Alitalia tie-up with Etihad Airways

Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa has called on European regulators to block a tie-up between the troubled Italian carrier Alitalia and the Abu

Germany’s largest airline, Lufthansa has called on European regulators to block a tie-up between the troubled Italian carrier Alitalia and the Abu

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Alitalia agrees rescue plan and buys time over capital hike

Alitalia’s board of directors has approved a rescue plan aimed at staving off bankruptcy – while airline staff protested over the company’s

Alitalia’s board of directors has approved a rescue plan aimed at staving off bankruptcy – while airline staff protested over the company’s

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Alitalia mulls job cuts as part of rescue plan

Alitalia is making a last ditch effort to cut costs and raise money to stave off bankruptcy. The board of the Italian airline is reportedly

Alitalia is making a last ditch effort to cut costs and raise money to stave off bankruptcy. The board of the Italian airline is reportedly

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Last call for Alitalia as government launches another rescue

The Italian government is again scrambling to save Alitalia from ruin, by finding a short-term financing solution to keep one of the company’s major

The Italian government is again scrambling to save Alitalia from ruin, by finding a short-term financing solution to keep one of the company’s major

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Italy in search of cash to keep Alitalia airborne

Italy is looking to the banks to provide a temporary financial solution to keep Alitalia airborne. The company, beset by problems, is looking for

Italy is looking to the banks to provide a temporary financial solution to keep Alitalia airborne. The company, beset by problems, is looking for

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Air France-KLM considers bigger stake in Alitalia

Air France-KLM is in talks over whether to increase its stake in Italian carrier Alitalia. The Franco-Dutch airline has long indicated that it has

Air France-KLM is in talks over whether to increase its stake in Italian carrier Alitalia. The Franco-Dutch airline has long indicated that it has

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Italy: baggage handlers arrested for suitcase thefts

Italian police have arrested 19 baggage handlers amid an investigation into suitcase theft at Rome’s Fiumicino airport. Alitalia workers in

Italian police have arrested 19 baggage handlers amid an investigation into suitcase theft at Rome’s Fiumicino airport. Alitalia workers in

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Cabin crew foil Kazakh man's hijack attempt

A Kazakh man is being questioned by Italian police after he tried to hijack a plane by putting a blade to an air hostess’s throat. Valeriy

A Kazakh man is being questioned by Italian police after he tried to hijack a plane by putting a blade to an air hostess’s throat. Valeriy

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Hijack attempt foiled

A man armed with what appeared to be a small knife tried to hijack a Paris-Rome flight overnight and take it to Libya. Officials in Italy say the

A man armed with what appeared to be a small knife tried to hijack a Paris-Rome flight overnight and take it to Libya. Officials in Italy say the

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Alitalia - new company, old problems

Alitalia had to cancel nearly two dozen flights on Monday due to a strike less than one week after it was restructured and relaunched under private

Alitalia had to cancel nearly two dozen flights on Monday due to a strike less than one week after it was restructured and relaunched under private

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New Alitalia rises into uncertain skies

Alitalia has been reborn by the Rome government shifting its debts and unprofitable parts of the company onto the Italian taxpayers’ shoulders and

Alitalia has been reborn by the Rome government shifting its debts and unprofitable parts of the company onto the Italian taxpayers’ shoulders and

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Alitalia relaunch disrupted by protests

The relaunch of Italy’s ailing airline Alitalia as a smaller, privately-owner carrier has been disrupted by protests. Once a symbol of Italy’s

The relaunch of Italy’s ailing airline Alitalia as a smaller, privately-owner carrier has been disrupted by protests. Once a symbol of Italy’s

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New, privatised Alitalia takes to the skies

A new, privatised Alitalia has taken to the skies today despite threats of disruption by protests on the ground. The former state-owned airline

A new, privatised Alitalia has taken to the skies today despite threats of disruption by protests on the ground. The former state-owned airline

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New beginning for Alitalia

A new dawn has broken for Italy’s national carrier Alitalia. The airline has agreed to sell a 25 per cent stake to Air France KLM for 323 million

A new dawn has broken for Italy’s national carrier Alitalia. The airline has agreed to sell a 25 per cent stake to Air France KLM for 323 million

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Air France-KLM takes Alitalia stake

Alitalia’s directors have approved the sale of a 25 percent stake to Air France-KLM for just over 320 million euros. That came one day before the

Alitalia’s directors have approved the sale of a 25 percent stake to Air France-KLM for just over 320 million euros. That came one day before the

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Berlusconi wants Alitalia/Lufthansa deal

The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi proved recent health scares were behind him, with an impromptu game of hide-and-seek with his German

The Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi proved recent health scares were behind him, with an impromptu game of hide-and-seek with his German