A deal to rescue Alitalia is unlikely to be reached before Italian elections in early March, according to a senior government official. Economic development minister Carlo Calenda said in an interview with Italian newspaper La Stampa that potential investors are waiting to see the results of the March 4 elections. UK-based easyJet has said it is interested in taking over parts of Alitalia, while Germany’s Lufthansa Group has called for major cuts in ...

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