Italian flag carrier Alitalia is holding firm on its target of hitting breakeven in 2017, although new CEO Cramer Ball is hoping to go further and post a profit. The new Alitalia began operations on Jan. 1, 2015, following a €1.76 billion ($2 billion) recapitalization that saw its historic debt wiped out and Etihad Airways take a 49% stake. “The agreement with Etihad was fundamental for Alitalia’s survival and the relaunch of the company,” Alitalia chairman Luca ...

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