Alitalia has attracted 32 expressions of interest, including Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair, which could include a connecting flight partnership. Etihad Airways equity partner Alitalia went into special administration in May, after employees voted against a labor agreement that was critical to the carrier’s turnaround plan. The Italian government agreed to a €600 million ($666 million) bridge loan to keep the airline flying for six months and special commissioners called ...

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