Fassina says Alitalia need not partner with France
Deputy economy minister says Italy must not sell off airline25 September, 19:20
"We certainly cannot sell off Alitalia," said Fassina.
"We need to build the conditions for finding a partnership that should not necessarily be (with) Air France but able to enhance the positive part that remains in Italy".
Air France and KLM, which together own about 25% of troubled Alitalia, are considering whether to increase their holdings in the Italian carrier.