Spain to disburse $2 billion in aid for transport companiesChristian Fernsby ▼ | July 8, 2020
Spain’s government will disburse 1.8 billion euros ($2 billion)in aid to support transport companies hit by the coronavirus pandemic, transport minister Jose Luis Abalos said on Tuesday.
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Land infrastructure operator Seipsa will receive a one-off loan of 110 million euros, he said.
“Transporters were key when the pandemic hit the hardest to keep the supply of basic goods. It is fair that we now fulfill our duty towards them,” Abalos said.
Air transportation companies have already received funds to help them pay for new safety measures imposed to curb the spread of the coronavirus. ■