Alitalia 777-200. Photo: By Rob Finlayson. Alitalia and Meridiana Fly are in talks about a possible partnership, Meridiana said, although it did not confirm reports in Il Messaggero that the airlines’ respective management teams are reviewing the details of a possible acquisition. The Italian newspaper reported on Saturday that AZ would be interested in buying Meridiana to prevent Lufthansa from stepping in. “The company's future lies with national and international ...

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