Air France denies asking for 5,000 jobs cuts at Alitalia

PARIS Mon Nov 4, 2013 3:14am EST

Scale models of Alitalia and Airfrance airplanes are displayed at a shop selling models of vehicles in Rome October 31, 2013. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Scale models of Alitalia and Airfrance airplanes are displayed at a shop selling models of vehicles in Rome October 31, 2013.

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PARIS (Reuters) - Air France-KLM (AIRF.PA) denied on Monday having asked for 5,000 jobs cuts at loss-making Italian airline Alitalia.

On Sunday, Italian financial daily Il Sole 24 Ore reported that Air France-KLM had set tough conditions, including 5,000 job cuts, for investing more money in Alitalia.

Air France-KLM is Alitalia's biggest shareholder with a 25 percent stake.

(Reporting by Geert De Clercq; Editing by Mark Potter)

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