Alitalia Has Rome-To-Milan Monopoly, Regulator Says

Law360, New York (April 17, 2012, 2:20 PM EDT) -- Italy’s antitrust regulator said Tuesday that Italian airline Alitalia, along with its low cost unit Air One SpA, has a monopoly on the lucrative air route between Rome and Milan and must give up some of its slots to other carriers.

L’Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato said that Alitalia will have three months to submit proposals to remedy the situation, but in any event, the monopoly must come to an end by Oct. 28.

Alitalia is owned by the Compagnia Aerea Italiana SpA consortium...
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