Articles tagged “alitalia”

EasyJet Confirms It Won’t Take Part in Alitalia Rescue

EasyJet Confirms It Won’t Take Part in Alitalia Rescue

Anthony Palazzo, Bloomberg

All eyes are on Delta Air Lines now. How interested is it in still taking part in the Alitalia rescue?

1 month ago

EasyJet Close to Pulling the Plug on Its Rescue of Alitalia

EasyJet Close to Pulling the Plug on Its Rescue of Alitalia

Daniele Lepido and John Follain, Bloomberg

If EasyJet is no longer interested, what does this mean for Delta? Could we see Lufthansa or even Air France-KLM step in?

1 month ago

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister is Confident EasyJet and Delta Air Lines will Invest in Alitalia

Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister is Confident EasyJet and Delta Air Lines will Invest in Alitalia

John Follain and Flavia Rotondi, Bloomberg

Delta Air Lines and EasyJet are two of the world's best-run airlines. Why do they want to invest in an airline that has repeatedly disappointed its investors? We're not sure, but presumably they have their reasons.

2 months ago

Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

Air France-KLM Moves to Simplify Airline Group

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Ben Smith is talking the talk right now, but unlike his predecessors who disappointed: Will he be able to walk the walk?

2 months ago

Delta and EasyJet Ponder $452 Million Investment in Alitalia

Delta and EasyJet Ponder $452 Million Investment in Alitalia

Tommaso Ebhardt, Sonia Sirletti and Ruth David , Bloomberg

The rescue plan for troubled Alitalia is becoming clearer as Delta and Easyjet mull over how much they would invest in the airline. The burn rate on cash is considerable so decisions need to be made sooner rather than later to keep the Italian airline alive.

2 months ago

Italy’s Government Wants to Remain Central to Alitalia’s Future

Italy’s Government Wants to Remain Central to Alitalia’s Future

Chiara Albanese, Daniele Lepido and Tommaso Ebhardt, Bloomberg

A lot of smart people think the best course of action is for Alitalia to disappear. But the national government has decided it is an important resource and seems intent on not letting go.

2 months ago

Delta Wants an EasyJet Partnership in Bid for Alitalia

Delta Wants an EasyJet Partnership in Bid for Alitalia

John Follain, Bloomberg

The details on Delta's quest for a partnership with rival bidder easyJet for bankrupt Alitalia are so sparse they are difficult to assess. But a decision on the fate of the bankrupt Italian carrier could be coming this week.

2 months ago

Delta and Alitalia Execs to Meet in Atlanta About Merger

Delta and Alitalia Execs to Meet in Atlanta About Merger

Maria Ermakova, Bloomberg

Italian authorities are trying to figure out how to carve up Alitalia, and Delta is emerging as a leading candidate.

4 months ago

Alitalia’s Plan to Save Itself Includes Teaming Up With Delta and Air France-KLM

Alitalia’s Plan to Save Itself Includes Teaming Up With Delta and Air France-KLM

Brian Sumers, Skift

Alitalia has a new idea to save the company. Will it work? It's not clear it will, but you probably have to give the airline credit for trying. Right?

4 months ago

Delta and EasyJet Show Interest in Alitalia Bid

Delta and EasyJet Show Interest in Alitalia Bid

Chiara Albanese and Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

EasyJet's bid makes sense but Delta is a bit more of a curve ball. Could Alitalia enjoy success with multiple shareholders?

6 months ago

Investors Claim They Were Misled About Air Berlin and Alitalia

Investors Claim They Were Misled About Air Berlin and Alitalia

Luca Casiraghi, Bloomberg

Etihad's investment strategy, which many saw as bold and innovative at the time, didn't turn out that way. And now the airline will have to answer to creditors.

7 months ago

Lufthansa Still Has Its Eye on Alitalia

Lufthansa Still Has Its Eye on Alitalia

Patrick Whyte, Skift

Another steady update from Lufthansa. If and when further consolidation happens in Europe, we can expect the airline group to play a key role.

9 months ago