French ban on domestic flights gets legal approval from Brussels

Published 16:00 on December 2, 2022  /  Last updated at 16:01 on December 2, 2022  /  Aviation/CORSIA, EMEA, EU ETS  /  No Comments

The European Commission has greenlighted France's climate-related ban on domestic flights with train alternatives of two-and-a-half hours or less, a move welcomed by campaigners as a step towards EU-wide restrictions on shorter journeys with viable alternatives.

The European Commission has greenlighted France’s climate-related ban on domestic flights with train alternatives of two-and-a-half hours or less, a move welcomed by campaigners as a step towards EU-wide restrictions on shorter journeys with viable alternatives.

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