Alitalia scheduled a board meeting for late today following the decision by the outgoing government to grant the ailing carrier a €300 million ($477.9 million) emergency bridge loan to continue operations (ATWOnline, April 23). AZ's management is scheduled to meet with its unions this morning. The European Commission yesterday confirmed it had not received official notification of the loan and said it could not take a decision on whether it was permissible under state aid and ...

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