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The French Government has banned short-haul internal flights when rail alternatives could cover the journey in 2h30 or less.
The bill, which was voted in the French Parliament on 10 April, will only apply to a handful of routes, such as those between Paris and Nantes, and Lyon and Bordeaux. Connecting flights are excluded.
France has banned short-haul domestic flights in favour of trains has received mixed reviews from politicians and the airline industry.
Swell, that'll make sure that the all-too-common SNCF strikes cripple the nation for travelers...
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