Julien Bayou proposes a ban on private jet flights

Julien Bayou proposes a ban on private jet flights

A measurement “less drastic than the ban on traffic during periods of pollution” : the deputy Europe Écologie Les Verts (EELV) Julien Bayou came this Sunday, March 19 to Nice, an important platform for business aviation, to defend his bill banning private jet flights.

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“Is it radical to force an ultra-rich to fly (commercial, Editor’s note) or to take the train, because in fact that’s it, if we ban private jet flights ”wondered Julien Bayou during a conference held in front of the tarmac of Nice airport, the second French platform for business aviation behind Paris-Le Bourget.

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“Paris-Lille, Paris-London or Paris-Brussels can very well be done by train, in first class, in a very comfortable way, and failing that by plane” (commercial), estimated the deputy of Paris.

“A Paris-Nice round trip by plane is the consumption of a car over one year”pointed out the elected ecologist, who came by train to the Côte d’Azur.

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Presented by some twenty deputies including Delphine Batho and Sandrine Rousseau, this bill aimed at “to ban private jet flights” to promote the ecological transition will be presented on April 6 during the day reserved for ecologists at the Assembly.

The ban would apply to “non-scheduled passenger air transport services not operated commercially”as well as non-scheduled public air transport services “whose number of passengers is less than sixty”.

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