French minister sets environmental conditions for Air France bailout

Air France should become "the most environmentally respectful airline" as a condition to a 7-billion-euro state loan in face of lost business due to the Covid-19 virus epidemic said French economy minister Bruno Le Maire, after the aide package was approved by the European Commission.

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A French government plan to rescue Air France is contingent on the carrier scrapping some domestic flights, the country's economy minister has said, reports BBC News.