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Meridiana becomes Air Italy, aims to become new national carrier

On February 19, 2018, the Italian airline Meridiana merged with its subsidiary Air Italy, taking up a new name, a new hub and a new ambitious strategy. Under its new owners, the airline will seek to grow its fleet and passenger numbers fourfold by 2022, having a goal to replace Alitalia and become the country’s […]

Alitalia future uncertain after workers reject deal

Alitalia, the flag carrier of Italy, is facing an uncertain future after its workers revolted against an agreement inked several weeks ago between the company and its unions. The controversial deal involved cutting salaries and positions. According to the deal, headcount was supposed to be reduced by up to 2,000 permanent and temporary roles in […]