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e-newsletter No.106


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Reforming Aviation

What aviation should look like after the Coronavirus pandemic, and how it should be regulated, is a subject lots of campaigners are thinking about. Several of them, including GON's Charles Lloyd, wrote to the Secretary of State, on exactly that earlier this week:

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The full letter can be read here:

http://www.gatwickobviouslynot.org/docs/LETTER_TO_SECRETARY_OF_STATE.pdf


A shorter version of that letter was published in the FT today:

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Here's a thought from France:

"Air France will not be able to compete on train journeys of less than two and a half hours, as a condition of a bailout of taxpayers."

https://www.fr24news.com/a/2020/05/unlike-the-uk-france-imposes-green-conditions-on-the-bailout-of-airlines.html


And if a petition is your thing, here's one from Greenpeace called "Letter to the Chancellor: No blank cheques for big polluters".
84,376 have already signed with a target of 100,000:

https://www.greenpeace.org.uk


Yours

Martin Barraud
Chair
Gatwick Obviously Not

www.gatwickobviouslynot.org
ask@gatwickobviouslynot.org


May 5th 2020
 


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