Italy's Atlantia not in talks with Ferrovie over Alitalia rescue

MILAN, April 16 () - Atlantia is not in talks with railways group Ferrovie dello Stato over a possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier Alitalia, the chairman of the Italian infrastructure group said on Tuesday.

"As far as I know there have been no meetings over this," Atlantia Chairman Fabio Cerchiai told .

Cerchiai added he was only aware of "technical" meetings between Ferrovie and representatives of Atlantia's Aeroporti di Roma unit, which manages Rome'sFiumicino airport, which is Alitalia's hub.

The carrier was placed under special administration in 2017 after workers rejected the latest in a long line of rescue plans.

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