Alitalia has confirmed it is in the final stages of a deal with Etihad Airways, which is looking to acquire a stake in the Italian carrier. Giving an update on the talks following its June 6 board meeting, Alitalia said: “The directors expressed their appreciation for Etihad’s proposal and have appointed the chairman and the chief executive officer to continue negotiations aimed at drafting a final agreement with the UAE company.” During the meeting, Alitalia’s board ...

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