Support Skift’s Independent Journalism

Skift’s editors and reporters produce over 150 exclusive stories every month. We are the leading source of news for the global travel industry.

Italian airline carrier Alitalia denied on Thursday it had presented a new business plan.

In a statement, Alitalia said reports of job cuts, grounding of planes and cuts to routes were “completely groundless”.

Some Italian newspapers on Thursday said a new business plan for the loss-making airline envisaged 2,200 job cuts.

(Reporting by Stephen Jewkes; Editing by Agnieszka Flak)

Photo Credit: Alitalia's logo is seen on top of the headquarters at Fiumicino international airport in Rome. Max Rossi / Reuters