Alitalia Administrator Augusto Fantozzi made an open plea for an investment plan to rescue the failing airline, calling on "anyone" who could "assure continuity of the air transport service in the medium term" to make a bid on all or part of the carrier by Sept. 30, but Italian regulators warned that AZ could be shut down before then for safety reasons. Italian civil aviation authority ENAC President Vito Riggio indicated yesterday that Alitalia is short on time, telling reporters, "Fantozzi ...

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