Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 15 December 2019

Etihad Airways says next phase of Alitalia business plan to be announced this week

Shareholders of the Italian carrier including Etihad Airways, which owns a 49 per cent stake, are presenting the plan to Italian government ministers at a meeting on Monday.

Details of the next phase of Alitalia’s business plan will be unveiled this week.

Shareholders of the Italian carrier including Etihad Airways, which owns a 49 per cent stake, are presenting the plan to Italian government ministers at a meeting on Monday.

An Etihad Airways spokesman said: “Alitalia and its shareholders will meet with Italian government ministers to explain the next phase of the airline’s business plan and James Hogan will represent Etihad Airways. The business plan was approved by the airline’s board of directors on 22 December and full details will be unveiled to the Alitalia workforce later this week.”

Etihad has invested in minority stakes in airlines across Europe, India and Australia. Those investments attract passenger traffic through its Abu Dhabi airport hub, as it connects travellers from east to west.

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Updated: January 9, 2017 04:00 AM

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