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Macron gives €4BN Air France bailout, then cuts short-haul Air France flights

Macron gives €4BN Air France bailout, then cuts short-haul Air France flights
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Macron’s randomly picked climate board axes 1/10 domestic flights after €4bn Air France bailout – this is a French farce

Macron’s randomly picked climate board axes 1/10 domestic flights after €4bn Air France bailout – this is a French farce

After splurging on billions to save the airline, the French president has banned any flights on journeys that can be made in 2.5 hours by train at the behest of a citizens’ climate convention he set up to pacify the green lobby.

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Roger
Roger
April 15, 2021

Am I reading this wrong or was it maybe reported incorrectly, but doesn’t the “2.5 hour rail travel time” basically limit this to next to no flights? To put it in perspective, a 2.5 hour rail trip is Paris to Angers, which is roughly a 1 hr flight depending on plane size. I kind of get the sense that it’s really just more political horse trading so Macron can get the money and he can get some green credit or at least keep the green commies off his back. It would be interesting to see the capacity ratings for the… Read more »

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