Air France's bailout 'climate conditions' explained

Airline polluters are now seeking tens of billions in taxpayers’ money, according to the European airline bailout tracker. Air France recieved €7 billion, with the French government announcing “climate conditions” attached to this state-aid. While these are a first for airline bailouts, much improvement is needed for them to be effective and to achieve the stated objective of making Air France “the most environmentally friendly airline” on the planet. Our analysis below explains the conditions in detail and how to improve them.