Le Maire, talking on LCI TV, declined to touch upon the quantity concerned.
The airline group, which final yr acquired 10.4 billion euros ($12.2 billion) in government-backed loans, has been discussing a multi-stage recapitalisation plan to lighten the ensuing debt load, sources have mentioned.
It will probably contain changing a 3 billion-euro French authorities mortgage into hybrid devices.
(Reporting by Sarah White; Modifying by Andrew Cawthorne)
- April 19, 2021