Deutsche Lufthansa AG seeking 90 to 100 aircraft from Alitalia: report

    Deutsche Lufthansa AG‘s binding offer for Alitalia reportedly comprised EUR250 million for 90 to 100 aircraft and around 6000 employees (airliners.de/Il Messagero/affaritaliani.it/Reuters, 14/15-Nov-2017). The Alitalia Group includes 12,000 employees and operates 120 aircraft, according to the CAPA Fleet Database. Lufthansa is reportedly not interested in the group’s ground handling units, while Alitalia’s insolvency commissioners reportedly seek at least EUR400 million for the carrier.