Etihad has no time to lose over Alitalia, says stakeholder

(AGI) Milan, June 24 - Etihad is a successful company and hasno time to waste, Gian Maria Gros-Pietro, Chairman of theManagement Board of Intesa Sanpaolo, said about the July 31deadline for a final agreement over Alitalia. "The date wasbasically established by the managers of Etihad," he said atthe inauguration of Expo Italia Real Estate. Intesa Sanpaolo isthe major creditor and shareholder of the Italian airline. "Wehave to be confident. The only solution for Alitalia is anagreement with a major international partner. There is noalternative," Mr Gros-Pietro added. . .

(AGI) Milan, June 24 - Etihad is a successful company and hasno time to waste, Gian Maria Gros-Pietro, Chairman of theManagement Board of Intesa Sanpaolo, said about the July 31deadline for a final agreement over Alitalia. "The date wasbasically established by the managers of Etihad," he said atthe inauguration of Expo Italia Real Estate. Intesa Sanpaolo isthe major creditor and shareholder of the Italian airline. "Wehave to be confident. The only solution for Alitalia is anagreement with a major international partner. There is noalternative," Mr Gros-Pietro added. . .