CAPA: Alitalia operates business as usual during sale process

15 November, 2018

CAPA - Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: 'Alitalia: politics trumps business logic. Again', stated (14-Nov-2018) Alitalia has continued to operate business as usual during its lengthy sale process. Capacity decreased 2.4% year-on-year in 2017 while passengers increased 3.4% in 2018 due to expected growth of 7.4% in winter 2018/19, with notable growth in international markets including Africa (+27.8%) and Latin America (+13.3%). Alitalia administrators officially received two binding offers and a non-binding expression of interest from easyJet, Delta Air Lines and Italy's state rail operator Ferrovie dello Stato. [more - CAPA analysis]