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Renamed ‘Air Italy’, Meridiana vying for Italy’s top airline slot

Renamed ‘Air Italy’, Meridiana vying for Italy’s top airline slot

Italian airline Meridiana will rename the carrier 'Air Italy' and aims to grow its fleet and passenger numbers fourfold by 2022 in a bid to become the country's national carrier, executives said on Monday.

Qatar Airways to start Indian airline, closes in on Italy deal

Qatar Airways to start Indian airline, closes in on Italy deal

Qatar Airways will launch 12 new destinations in 2018, finalise in ‘the next few days’ an agreement to buy 49% of Italy's second biggest airline Meridiana, and soon apply with Qatar's sovereign wealth fund to start an Indian airline.

Qatar Airways to buy 49 percent of Italy's Meridiana

Qatar Airways to buy 49 percent of Italy's Meridiana

Qatar Airways has signed an agreement to purchase 49% of Italian airline Meridiana, the national carrier said on Thursday.