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    1. November 14, 2014

      Etihad move on Alitalia cleared for take-off

      Brussels on Friday gave the go-ahead for Etihad Airways to become the largest shareholder in lossmaking Alitalia, as part of...

    2. August 8, 2014

      Alitalia and Etihad sign long-awaited deal

      Alitalia has signed a long-expected agreement with Etihad Airways, under which the deep-pocketed Gulf carrier will become...

    1. August 7, 2014

      Alitalia agrees rescue deal with Etihad

      Alitalia has been thrown a financial lifeline by Etihad Airways, with a deal set to be signed as early as Friday, Italy’s...

    2. June 25, 2014

      Etihad set to take 49% stake in lossmaking Alitalia

      Alitalia is on course to be thrown a financial lifeline by Etihad Airways after the state-controlled Gulf carrier agreed to...

    3. June 23, 2014

      Luca Cordero di Montezemolo backs Etihad to save Alitalia

      Seven years ago, when Alitalia was heading towards bankruptcy, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, then head of Italy’s main...

    4. April 10, 2014

      Etihad and Alitalia talks stall over job cuts

      Talks between Etihad, Alitalia and the Italian government that would see the Gulf carrier taking a stake of up to 49 per...

    5. April 4, 2014

      Etihad expected to seek Alitalia stake

      Etihad is expected to make an offer to buy almost half of Italian airline Alitalia as soon as this weekend, underscoring the...

    6. February 12, 2014

      Italy readies ‘strange animal’ postal group for sell-off

      On a tour of Poste Italiane’s headquarters in Rome, chief executive Massimo Sarmi proudly shows off banks of computer...

    7. February 6, 2014

      Air France says Etihad deal strengthens Alitalia investment case

      Air France-KLM is still open to investing more in its struggling Italian partner Alitalia if restructuring conditions are...

    8. February 2, 2014

      Etihad in final talks over taking stake in Alitalia

      Alitalia and Etihad Airways are in the final phase of a due diligence process aimed at the completion of an investment by...

    9. December 19, 2013

      Corporate Italy: Dio mio!

      The best Christmas panettone has plenty of zest, rises nicely and leaves a sweet aftertaste. Investors in Italy’s ailing...

    10. December 19, 2013

      Etihad Airways in talks to buy up to 49% stake in Alitalia

      Etihad Airways and Alitalia are in advanced talks that would see the Abu Dhabi airline become the largest shareholder in...

    11. November 17, 2013

      Airlines: upgraded

      Airline investors usually end up squeezed into a middle seat, well in back. Lately they have been sitting, not in first...

    12. November 14, 2013

      Air France shuns Alitalia share issue

      Air France-KLM has said it will not participate in Alitalia’s planned €300m capital increase, arguing that the proposals to...

    13. October 31, 2013

      Air France-KLM refuses to bend to Alitalia

      The chief executive of Air France-KLM has ruled out putting any more money into its struggling partner Alitalia unless all...

    14. October 23, 2013

      Air France-KLM and Alitalia at odds over restructuring talks

      Air France-KLM has accused Alitalia of sidelining it during ongoing talks about the restructuring of the lossmaking Italian...

    15. October 18, 2013

      Cross-border investments rattle national footings

      Every now and then, the implacable force of cross-border consolidation hits the immovable object of long-held national...

    16. October 15, 2013

      Alitalia shareholders agree rescue package

      Alitalia shareholders on Tuesday approved a rescue plan backed by Italy’s coalition government that includes a €300m capital...

    17. October 14, 2013

      Brussels warns Alitalia on capital increase

      The European Commission on Monday warned Italy to seek its approval before pressing ahead with a proposed €300m capital...

    18. October 13, 2013

      Letta’s faux pas

      Industrial protectionism is back in vogue in Rome. It is not a pretty sight. The takeover of Telecom Italia, Italy’s...

    19. October 11, 2013

      Alitalia averts bankruptcy with €300m capital increase

      Alitalia, Italy’s lossmaking national carrier, has averted a second bankruptcy in four years by agreeing a €300m capital...

    20. October 10, 2013

      Italy taps post office to rescue Alitalia

      Italy’s state-controlled Poste Italiane, the postal services group, has been tapped by the coalition government to acquire a...

    21. October 8, 2013

      Alitalia crisis talks as cash-crunch looms

      Alitalia, Italy’s lossmaking national carrier, slid deeper into crisis on Tuesday when a key creditor threatened to cut off...

    22. October 3, 2013

      Air France hesitation on Alitalia is better part of valour

      The horns of the dilemma on which Europe’s airline industry sits are painfully sharp. On the one hand, European airlines are...

    23. October 2, 2013

      Potential rival Alitalia bidders shy away

      Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based carrier, has signalled it is not interested in investing in Alitalia. Some analysts have...

    24. October 2, 2013

      Air France-KLM seeks sweeping restructuring at Alitalia

      Air France-KLM is pushing for a sweeping restructuring of Alitalia, in a move that could finally pave the way for the...

    25. FT Alphaville

      September 27, 2013

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Margins to save themselves: Dan cites Morgan Stanley research which notes that European...

    26. September 26, 2013

      Alitalia approves €100m capital increase

      Alitalia approved a capital increase of at least €100m on Thursday as Italy’s lossmaking airline called on its shareholders...

    27. September 24, 2013

      Sales of Italian groups trigger backlash

      The prospect of foreign takeovers of debt-burdened Italian companies, including Telecom Italia, Alitalia and units of...

    28. September 24, 2013

      Telefónica eyes Brazil deal after sealing Telecom Italia control

      Telecom Italia’s Italian shareholders have struck a deal with Telefónica for the Spanish operator to gradually increase its...

    29. September 23, 2013

      Delta and Virgin joint venture plans approved

      US regulators on Monday approved plans for a joint venture on transatlantic routes between Delta Air Lines and Virgin...

    30. September 23, 2013

      Air France-KLM: plight of the carriers

      In Italian opera, distressed heroines sing at inordinate length about their plight. The same could be said about Alitalia,...

    31. September 12, 2013

      Italy’s Riva Group to close plants after court seizes assets

      Italy’s Riva Group, owner of one of Europe’s largest steel plants, has announced it will shut down almost all the companies...

    32. August 29, 2013

      Brazil fines American Airlines and Alitalia over cartel claims

      Brazil’s antitrust regulator is fining American Airlines, Italy’s Alitalia and two Brazilian companies over an alleged air...

    33. July 3, 2013

      Alitalia not to break even until 2015

      Alitalia, the Italian carrier, will not break even until 2015 – four years later than originally forecast – the company...

    34. April 18, 2013

      Phoenix sends Alitalia towards bankruptcy

      Like post-election Italy, Alitalia is leaderless, short on cash and confused about its future. The sorry resemblance between...

    35. April 2, 2013

      Virgin seeks talks over Air France-KLM link-up

      Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic is preparing to hold detailed talks about a joint venture with Air France-KLM and...

    36. March 31, 2013

      Air France-KLM calls for Gulf restrictions

      European governments must not allow Emirates Airline and other Gulf carriers further access to markets until they...

    37. March 19, 2013

      Ryanair orders 175 Boeing jets

      Ryanair signalled a new phase of growth on Tuesday by unveiling plans to buy 175 narrow-body passenger jets from Boeing in a...

    38. February 25, 2013

      Alitalia chief executive in sudden exit

      Alitalia’s chief executive has agreed to leave the struggling Italian national carrier by “mutual agreement” with the board,...

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