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Alitalia is up for sale—Europe’s budget carriers, rejoice

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Alitalia went from dominating 30% of the market in Italy in 2012 to 25% in 2015, and it is now being put up for sale.

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That change means a lot in an industry that moves slowly, with carriers fighting with competitors for every percentage point.

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It is also good news for budget carriers like Ryanair, EasyJet, and Vueling.

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Their market share in Italy grew from 12% in 2012 to 16% in 2015. And now they have reason to fly even higher.

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