An Air France A320 in Munich (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Fabian Behr)

French Lawmakers Ban Short Domestic Flights

French lawmakers from the lower chamber of Parliament voted on Saturday, April 10 to ban domestic flight operations in France where a train would complete the trip in two-and-a-half hours or less, with a goal of diverting short-haul domestic air traveling to more energy-efficient train services. While climate policies remain to be controversial, the new measure is part of a broader climate bill that aims to cut French carbon emissions by 40% in 2030 from 1990 levels, all at a…