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’Flight shaming’ hits air travel

’Flight shaming’ hits air travel

A survey covering 6000 Western travelers shows one in five travelers is flying less as ’flight shaming’ propels them to shun air travel for the sake of the planet. The survey in July and August showed that 20 per cent of travelers in the US, France, Britain and Germany had cut air travel by at least one flight in the past year. Commercial flying accounts for about 2% of global carbon emissions.

David Silverstone
David Silverstone 1 year

I'm calling bullshit on this.

Alulim of Sumer
Alulim of Sumer 1 year

Great! Now so hopefully I might get an empty seat next to me so I can spread out! I'm a fit guy but I do love space! thank you idiots hahaha

KC 1 year

So they drove instead of flying, makes sense to me.

ConcealCarryProtect 1 year

Oh good. Discount tickets for me.

User Inactive
User Inactive 1 year

I don't like to fly because paying hundreds of dollars to go through the experience of actually getting onto a plane just to be crammed like a sardine into coach for hours frankly sucks.

Got Truth
Got Truth 1 year

Shame Greta.

Ryan Keller
Ryan Keller 1 year

O.k. I'll laugh at them when I'm sipping a beer on a white sand beach.

James Smith
James Smith 1 year

my guess is they all used it as an excuse to blow off a destination wedding or family reunion they didnt want to attend

filchface 1 year

When are they going to start vegan fashion shaming? Synthetic material horribly damages our planet. Is that ok to say? I’m so afraid these days to turn around and find an angry Swedish teenager scowling at me from the shadows.

Unity.Nat 1 year

They probably can't afford it if they live in Europe

Kramo 1 year

There is nothing wrong with carbon

Janitor Jez
Janitor Jez 1 year

Didn't the temperature rise during the 911 flight cessation? We are screwed either way.

الأكبر فادي
الأكبر فادي 1 year

oh my gosh.... I literally have no words to Express what my two remaining brain cells are trying to communicate as I read this post...

Tin Ego
Tin Ego 1 year

Ill believe the airlines when they signal a drop, people just lie to pollsters because they have been shamed or want to collect a stroke from someone for being goof. Anyone will do even an impartial pollster. It’s pathetic truly.

flinx101 1 year

does this mean the US is stuck with Greta as she cannot fly back to Sweden?

Paul N
Paul N 1 year

Cultural Marxism = flight shaming. People just start rejecting this and laugh at those pushing this nonsense.

Mike Clark
Mike Clark 1 year

Eh, maybe. But I these are the people who fly several times a year, and then boast about not taking one flight to save the planet to all their friends.

Alex Of Knox
Alex Of Knox 1 year


Aniolel Seer
Aniolel Seer 1 year

The "shaming" culture has to cease. It is b.s.

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