France made the first step to restrict flying in the battle against climate change in 2021 by imposing a ban on all short-haul flights that can be made by train in less than two-and-a-half hours. A French minister is now proposing a minimum price for European air fares to curb short-haul flying. French Transport Minister Clement Beaune plans to submit the proposals to the European Union. Speaking to weekly French magazine, L’Obs, Beaune commented: “Plane tickets for 10 euros when we’re in the midst of the ecological transition, that’s no longer possible,” he said. “That doesn’t reflect the price for
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