Alitalia gives birth to ITA, an airline that will fly to Brazil and Argentina

Controlled by the Italian government, the company will debut on October 15 and expects to turn a profit by 2025.

RI DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - For those who have not followed the Alitalia soap opera, the traditional Italian airline was founded in 1946 and went bankrupt in 2008. After that, another company was formed with the profitable assets - which was suggestively baptized as "new Alitalia.

It didn't work: with the same bad financial habits, it closed its doors in 2017 and was nationalized. And now there will be a third attempt, under the name ITA.

Do not be surprised that the nickname is the same as the recently opened (and Brazilian) division of Itapemirim. In the case of Europeans, it . . .

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