Lufthansa meets with Deputy Minister of Transport to discuss Alitalia investment

12 November, 2018

Italy's FIT-CISL union deputy secretary general Salvatore Pellecchia reported (10-Nov-2018) Lufthansa met with Deputy Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Armando Siri to express interest in investment in Alitalia. Mr Pellecchia said the interest is "positive and confirms the value of our national airline". As previously reported by CAPA, Deutsche Lufthansa AG CEO Carsten Spohr had previously said investment in the carrier in partnership with the government would be "out of the question", however a commercial partnership may be possible. [more - original PR - Italian]