Alitalia Group late yesterday released half-year financial results showing a net loss of €221.5 million in the six months ended June 30, nearly double the €125 million deficit posted in the first half of 2005. Revenues fell 1.6% to €2.24 billion and operating loss widened to €131.8 million from €83.8 million. AZ said it expects nonrecurring items to boost its net and operating results into the black in the second half.

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