The government said it was ready to participate in the establishment of the "New Alitalia" through the Ministry of Economy. The decision was taken during a summit between Prime Minister Conte and Ministers Di Maio and Tria. All this, however, specifies Palazzo Chigi, "on condition of the sustainability of the business plan and in compliance with European legislation". Meanwhile, the green light of the Board of Directors has arrived fs to negotiation with Delta Airlines is EasyJet.
Fs: "Ok to negotiate with Delta AirLines and EasyJet" – In light of the confirmations of interest received by Delta Airlines and EasyJet to be industrial partners of Fs in the Alitalia operation, "the Board of Directors of Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane has decided to start negotiations with the aforementioned airlines, in order to continue defining the main elements of the new Alitalia Plan ".
EasyJet confirms negotiations with Fs and Delta to create consortium – "Following the expression of non-binding interest expressed in October 2018 by EasyJet against a restructured Alitalia, EasyJet confirms to be in talks with Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane and Delta Airlines for the creation of a consortium that evaluates the different options for the future operations of Alitalia ". This is stated in a note from the company, which underlines that "at this stage there is no certainty that the operation will be finalized: EasyJet will provide further updates if and when it deems it appropriate".