One SkyTeam member and Delta partner is not in great shape and is reportedly delivering staggering losses every day.
The airline is Alitalia, and it reportedly loses as much as €2 million EUR a day, according to Italy’s Industry Minister Stefano Patuanelli.
A temporary administrator was appointed earlier this month and was given the job to cut costs and find a buyer for Alitalia. The Italian government is anxious to find an investor to take over Alitalia, but it has the almost impossible task of selling a company that nobody seems to want.
Industry analysts calculate Alitalia has already burnt through roughly €9 billion EUR in taxpayers’ money (Source NY Times).
With so many airlines running at a profit, something is going very wrong at Alitalia. Maybe 2020 will be a luckier year for them?
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