Airlines and refunds

 

Sir — I am aghast at the reports that Minister for Transport Shane Ross is considering allowing airlines to not provide immediate cash refunds for flights that were cancelled (Home News, April 7th).

Many of those flights will have been purchased by people who are now out of work. Why on earth should these people be forced to provide a zero-interest rate loan to prop up private businesses? – Yours, etc,

RICHARD BANNISTER,

Dublin 4.