You are here

Alitalia has other options than Air France-KLM: Rome

This possibility exists if talks over recapitalisation fail

Seeking a lifeline: The still-struggling Italian airline is again flirting with bankruptcy, prompting the hasty recapitalisation plan. - PHOTO: REUTERS

[ROME] Italy's troubled flag-carrier Alitalia has the option to tie up with another partner if talks with shareholder Air France-KLM over its recapitalisation fail, Italian Transport Minister Maurizio Lupi said on Sunday. "If Air France believes in Alitalia, it will participate in the capital