Airline Group Admits Failure in Communicating Environmental Progress

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An Aircraft on a runway. The CEO of IATA said the organization needed to do a better job explaining itself. Radek Kucharski / Flickr

Skift Take: Sigh. The point is being missed. The airline industry doesn’t have a publicity problem, it has a carbon problem. The fact is offsets and greater efficiency won’t solve things in the time we have.

— Patrick Whyte

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France Will See More Travel Disruptions as Unions Protest Pension Changes

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Demonstrators light a flare while protesting during a national strike in Paris on December 5. Protesters are causing further delays. Christophe Morin / Bloomberg

Skift Take: While this will undoubtedly be an inconvenience for most travelers, the most interesting aspect is how President Emmanuel Macron deals with the protesters. Will he buckle or continue playing hardball? The latter could mean more disruption in the future.

— Patrick Whyte

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