Air and Cosmos (french edition) is reporting that Aeroflot and Air France would start discussions related to a joint bid for AZ via the Banco Unicredit offer.
Both are members of Skyteam . In the past Air France has consistently denied any intentions regarding AZ,but now even serious economic papers in France speak about the possibility. (Les Echos,L'Expension ,L'Echo Touristique..)
Nex week should be crucial for the final approach of the bidders,since April 12 is the deadline for the offers.