France to ban short haul airline flights

Hmmmm….

French lawmakers voted late on Saturday to abolish domestic flights on routes than can be covered by train in under two-and-a-half hours, as the government seeks to lower carbon emissions even as the air travel industry reels from the global pandemic.

Source: French lawmakers approve a ban on short domestic flights | Reuters

What if the plane is a future Airbus electrically powered or hydrogen powered aircraft? That can’t fly those routes either?