Italian government's offer to cede control of Alitalia (ATWOnline, Dec. 7, 2006) has domestic media buzzing about potential suitors. Finanza Mercata said Air France KLM, which always has been considered a potential buyer, will join with SkyTeam partners Korean Air, AeroMexico and CSA Czech Airlines to bid for AZ. Italian Transport Minister Alessandro Bianchi reportedly told Radio 24 that he "would not be happy" if AF KLM took control of AZ but that he "would adapt to it." Italian businessman ...

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