France’s ban on short flights should be a wake-up call for Britain | Leo Murray

Instead of stopping unnecessary air travel, the UK is considering measures that would make it cheaperThis week the French national assembly voted to ban domestic flights on routes that could be travelled via train in under two and a half hours. The new rule, which is the result of a French citizens’ climate convention established by Emmanuel Macron in response to the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement, will capture 12% of French domestic flights. Though it’s more moderate than the convention’s initial proposal, which sought to ban all domestic flights on routes with rail alternatives of less than four hours,… Source – Full Article

Social Media Auto Publish Powered By :