The Italian carrier is facing bankruptsy. And now Rome has stepped in. It has engineered a rescue package to prevent Alitalia going bust.
Linked to the bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy's Atlantia toll road operator has come under enormous pressure, seeing its shares tanking in Milan. With activities in many countries, the firm has a lot to lose.
The Irish airline refused to recognize unions for decades but now finds itself facing strikes and cancellations at every turn. Shareholders are worried, passengers are annoyed. Can they fly through the gloom?
The French government has raised the pressure on Air France managers and unions, saying the state won't come to the carrier’s rescue as it grapples with worker strikes and a leadership vacuum.
Four European airlines have complained to the European Commission over what they say is France's failure to tackle strikes by air traffic controllers. They say the strikes are hindering people's freedom of movement.
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