First EU city demands cuts to short-haul flights

Barcelona city council has called for short-haul domestic flights from Barcelona airport which can be replaced by train services to be eliminated and for tougher taxation on aviation and maritime polluters as part of a climate emergency plan released yesterday.

by Richard Weyndling
El Prat airport, Barcelona: city council has called for restrictions on short-haul domestic flights (JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images)
El Prat airport, Barcelona: city council has called for restrictions on short-haul domestic flights (JOSEP LAGO/AFP via Getty Images)

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