Thank you, Mr. Chair.
My first question is about air transportation. The United States and the vast majority of European countries have taken steps to force the hand of the airlines. The government's financial assistance for the pandemic period is conditional on a guarantee that travellers will be refunded. Air France and KLM announced on May 15 that their customers would be refunded.
The minister came to the defence of the airlines by claiming that, if they had to pay back their customers, they would not survive the crisis because they do not have the financial means to do so.
Why not force the airlines to refund their customers before they receive federal support?