French Industry Braces For Harsher Carbon-Emissions Cap

Air France Boeing 777
A group of Greenpeace activists partly painted an Air France Boeing 777 in green at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, slamming the industry’s alleged "greenwash."
Credit: Denis Meyer/Greenpeace
France is far from having a large domestic market for commercial flights, especially compared with countries like the U.S. and China. Nevertheless, a center-right government in one of Europe’s leading economies that is willing to curb air travel demand is setting a significant precedent. It shows...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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