Alitalia announced that Aeroflot "has decided not to take part in the project regarding the privatization of Alitalia." Late last month SU said it would make a decision shortly (ATWOnline, Oct. 23). Air One/Intesa Sanpaolo, Lufthansa and Air France KLM remain interested in AZ, according to Reuters, which reported that Chairman Maurizio Prato would delay the board's meeting with adviser Citigroup by about a week to the end of this month.

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