September 9, 2019 / 11:41 AM / 9 days ago

Easyjet confirms interest in Aigle Azur's Orly operations

FILE PHOTO: An Airbus A320-200 aircraft, operated by Aigle Azur, lands at Orly Airport near Paris, France, September 6, 2019. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier/File Photo

LONDON (Reuters) - British carrier easyJet (EZJ.L) has expressed an interest in collapsed airline Aigle Azur’s operations at Paris Orly airport, a spokesman said on Monday.

The airline filed for bankruptcy and suspended flights last week, leaving 19,000 of passengers stranded.

A French minister named Air France-KLM as a likely bidder for the airline on Monday, but the carrier had no immediate comment on whether it had submitted an offer for all or part of Aigle Azur as a midday court deadline passed.

Reporting by Paul Sandle, editing by Louise Heavens

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