Italian Transport Minister Alessandro Bianchi told Il Sole 24 Ore that the government is completely satisfied with the nonbinding bids for Alitalia offered by Air France KLM and Air One parent AP Holding (ATWOnline, Dec. 20) and will look to take time over the next two weeks to "eliminate weak points, suggest corrections that further the public interest" and "work within the offers to improve them," Reuters reported. The AZ board is scheduled to select an exclusive negotiating partner today, ...

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