Compagnia Area Italiana presented its binding offer for Alitalia Friday despite the continuing protest of unions representing pilots and flight attendants (ATWOnline, Oct. 30). AZ, operating under administration, said the bid is "unique, inseparable and irrevocable" until Nov. 30 and is conditional upon European Commission approval of the Italian government's emergency loan and antitrust approval (ATWOnline, Oct. 3). CAI is confident it can re-launch Alitalia on Dec. 1 with labor onboard; ...

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