French government moves to abolish shortest flights

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French government moves to abolish shortest flights

New legislation would see flights banned on routes where train journeys can be completed in less than two and a half hours

The French government has moved forward with pioneering plans to effectively ban a number of short haul aviation routes as part of the country's sweeping new climate bill. Lawmakers voted late on Saturday...

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