Air France KLM remains interested in acquiring 20%-25% in the new Alitalia as well as the Austrian government's 41.6% stake in Austrian Airlines Group, Chairman and CEO Jean-Cyril Spinetta confirmed. "We would be willing to invest about €200 million ($253.8 million) [in Alitalia] through a capital increase," he told ATWOnline last week. The Compagnia Aerea Italia investor group, which was cleared by the Italian government to take over AZ for €1.05 billion, has not announced its ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"AF KLM keeps eye on Alitalia, Austrian" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.