Delta Air Lines considering partnership with easyJet on Alitalia deal: report

    Delta Air Lines is reportedly considering a partnership with easyJet to reduce contract costs with Alitalia employees (Corriere Della Sera, 09-Feb-2019). As previously reported by CAPA, Air France-KLM and Delta were said to be negotiating the purchase of a 20% stake each in Alitalia under a business partnership with Ferrovie dello Stato (FS), before Air Francereportedly pulled out of negotiations with FS. The partnership would include a base at Rome Fiumicino Airport managed by Delta and a base at Milan Malpensa Airport managed by easyJet.