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Flight ban, but not because of Covid-19

France bans short domestic flights and cancels plans to expand Charles de Gaulle airport . AFP

The French want to cancel domestic flights on a large scale and that is not because of Covid – , but because of the environmental considerations behind the plans.

Flights that are, for example, from Paris to Lyon or Bordeaux should be part of the story. The goal is to wipe out domestic flights, as the trip could be boarded in less than two and a half hours.

Here you can read FAZ’s coverage of the case.

The French government intends to take advantage of this opportunity – or chess in the shelter – that comes with the depression following the pandemic of the coronavirus. Yesterday, the parliament approved measures that mean that from next summer, these short domestic flights will be banned in France.

Barbara Pompili, Minister for the Environment of France. AFP

In addition to the flight ban, the French Minister for the Environment announced today that plans to build the fourth terminal building at Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris were hereby canceled.

With all this in mind, the idea is to significantly reduce air traffic and increase train traffic in Paris. the country.

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