Poll: Will High Speed Trains And The Push For Sustainability Make Regional Aviation Less Relevant?
The regional aircraft industry is entering a new era. Electric aircraft are beginning to make inroads on short routes and hybrid concepts are being looked at for larger regional aircraft. However, political pressures to embrace sustainability have led to calls to cease short-haul flying in some parts of Europe. Will high speed trains and the push for sustainability make regional aviation less relevant? Cast your vote below.
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