29 April 2020 – Federal Council specifies support for air carriers

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Private Sector and Businesses, Tourism, Transportation
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: FEderal Department for Finance

Overview: the Federal Council decided to provide support to the airlines Swiss and Edelweiss to bridge liquidity shortfalls. In order to resume flight operations, airlines are dependent on the services provided by aviation-related businesses at the national airports. Consequently, these businesses should also receive support if necessary,
Full details here: https://www.admin.ch/gov/de/start/dokumentation/medienmitteilungen.msg-id-78944.html

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, pressure by aviation industry
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government