Etihad Airways chairman and CEO James Hogan looks on during a press conference to launch the new flight connecting Rome and Abu Dhabi, in Rome, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Hogan also confirmed Ethiad is... more 
Etihad Airways chairman and CEO James Hogan looks on during a press conference to launch the new flight connecting Rome and Abu Dhabi, in Rome, Wednesday, July 16, 2014. Hogan also confirmed Ethiad is negotiating the purchase 49 percent stake of Italian carrier Alitalia, but the agreement was not yet finalized. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Riccardo De Luca
Wed, Jul 16, 2014 8:12 AM EDT