Air France-KLM denies having submitted an offer for the purchase of Alitalia


© Reuters. AIR FRANCE-KLM DENIES HAVING submitted AN OFFER FOR THE purchase Of ALITALIA

PARIS (Reuters) – Air France-KLM (PA:AIRF) has denied on Saturday that he had filed an offer for the airline in difficulty Alitalia, placed under the guardianship of the State.

“Air France-KLM group recalled that it had not participated in the process launched by the Italian authorities for the takeover of Alitalia” and “denies having submitted an offer for the takeover of Alitalia,” said the company in a press release.

“As a result, the group has not had access to any confidential information,” he said.

The Italian minister of Industry, Carlo Calenda, said on Thursday that EasyJet (LON:EZJ) and Air France-KLM had submitted a tender for the takeover of Alitalia.

(Myriam Rivet, edited by Eric Faye)

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