In mid-January, Ed Bastian was not interested in ITA Airlines. “We have no plans to invest in it,” The president of Delta Airlines said at the time. Bastian explained that they are currently only working on the partnership as part of a recently announced codeshare agreement with the Italian airline.

Now the newspaper is writing La Republica However, on Thursday (March 10) Delta made a formal announcement of its interest in ETA and Air France KLM. The newspaper cites a government source that has seen the signed letter. According to the information, Allianz Sky Group airlines want to acquire the majority of ITA Airlines with the help of a financial investor.

Lufthansa and MSC . competition

This makes them competitors to Lufthansa and shipping giant MSC. These two groups are also jointly interested in the majority of ITA Airways.