Alitalia said it posted a "good performance" in April that reflected a recovery after last January's strikes, particularly in the leisure segment. Traffic increased 6% on the year-ago month to 3.25 billion RPKs on a 3.3% capacity reduction to 4.3 billion ASKs. Load factor gained 6.6 points to 75.6%. Passenger boardings were up 5.1% to 2.08 million. The carrier noted that the timing of Easter this year benefited nonpremium traffic, driving strong load factor improvement. Separately, Alitalia ...

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