Alitalia has bought back a 75% stake in its MilleMiglia frequent flyer program (FFP) from Etihad Airways, returning the Italian carrier to 100% ownership of its loyalty scheme. The Italian flag carrier paid €17 million ($19.3 million) for the 75% stake, sources familiar with the situation told ATW, adding that the deal took effect Dec. 18 after several months of negotiations. In 2015, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad acquired 75% of MilleMiglia owner Alitalia Loyalty, valued at €112.5 ...

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