Internal flights face legal ban in France

A group of MPs have introduced a law to ban internal flights where trains are available.

Flights would be banned as long as there is an alternative rail link and the train takes no more than two-and-a-half hours longer than flying.

The idea was first introduced as part of a law concerning mobility by the far-left La France Insoumise MP François Ruffin. The proposal was thrown out without a vote because the mobility law  does not cover air transport.

The group, made up of  Greens, members of ...

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