Italy’s bankrupt national airline, Alitalia, made its final flight last week after 74 years of continuous service.
The last scheduled flight was a return trip from Cagliari to Rome, which landed shortly after 11pm on Thursday 14th October.
Alitalia has been in debt for more than a decade and went into special administration in 2017, with bankruptcy following soon after.
The airline has been replaced by a new national carrier, ITA, which received €1.35 billion of government funding to complete the takeover.
This decision was met with outrage however, after it was disclosed that ITA would hire only 3,000 of the estimated 10,000 Alitalia employees.
Union officials say those working for ITA are being
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