Assessing the possible solutions to keep Alitalia (AZ, Rome Fiumicino) afloat, Italy’s new government led by economist Mario Draghi is considering taking control of the bankrupt flag carrier as part of a plan that would include a capital raise from Lufthansa (LH, Frankfurt Int’l), the newspaper La Repubblica has reported.

“Alitalia is moving towards a sale of its assets first to the state and then to Lufthansa,” the report claimed.

Previous efforts to find partners for the administrator-led airline,…

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