Italian unions have welcomed progress on the future of Alitalia and called for attention to be focused on developing the carrier’s long-haul network, particularly flights to the US.  Alitalia had been squeezed in its home market by fast-growing LCCs and declared bankruptcy in May 2017, kicking off a long-drawn out sale process that is still unresolved, with an Oct. 31 sale deadline looming.  The Italian government wants to keep a 15% stake in conjunction with a strategic ...

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