US News Roissy Airport: The extension project must be "thoroughly reviewed", asks Jean-Baptiste Djebbari
Alps, Corsica, Brittany ... Ministers' vacation spots this summer
With the coronavirus crisis, almost all of the ministers have chosen to stay in France for their summer vacation. Overview. © GEORGES GOBET / AFP Prime Minister Jean Castex visits a market in his town of Prades in the Pyrénées-Orientales on July 18, 2020 Coronavirus pandemic obliges, ministers must not stray too far from France to their summer vacation. If the instruction given by Matignon was to stay inside the Schengen area, almost all of them will stay in France, reports Le Parisien .
The Covid-19 crisis and the expected drop in air traffic calls into question the mega-project to extend the terminal 4 of Roissy-Charles de Gaulle. The Minister of Transport invites in any case to review copyTRANSPORT - The Covid-19 crisis and the expected drop in air traffic call into question the mega-project to extend Roissy-Charles de Gaulle terminal 4. The Minister of Transport invites anyway, to review copy
The mega-project to extend terminal 4 of, with a capacity of 40 million passengers, "must be thoroughly reviewed" due to the related crisis. at Covid-19, estimated Tuesday the Minister for Transport Jean- Baptiste Djebbari
France calls for emergency reforms in Lebanon in crisis
© JOSEPH EID Jean-Yves Le Drian and his Lebanese counterpart Nassif Hitti during a press conference in Beirut, July 23, 2020 Lebanon in crisis must to initiate urgently awaited reforms "for too long", hammered Thursday in Beirut the head of French diplomacy, Jean-Yves Le Drian, during a visit to the country in the midst of economic collapse and which hopes for international aid .
An extension project that is no longer justified? the manager of Paris airports, announced a return of traffic to the pre-crisis level only between 2024 and 2027, due to the brutal shock of the coronavirus.
"Revised in depth, this means that the project which provided for the reception by 2030 of 40 million more passengers, probably today is no longer justified as it was planned", said Jean-Baptiste Djebbari . "On the other hand, there will be a need for improvements, there will be a need to accommodate new types of traffic, there will be a need to continue to be able to build soberly according to the needs of those of the platform," continued the Minister. .
"We are investing heavily in hydrogen aircraft, we need to acquire airport capacity to accommodate hydrogen aircraft," he also said.
Crisis in Lebanon: Jean-Yves Le Drian promises aid for schools
© Joseph Eid, AFP The head of French diplomacy, Jean-Yves Le Drian, began a two-day visit to Lebanon in crisis on Thursday. The Minister of Foreign Affairs on Friday promised 15 million euros intended for schools to deal with the economic crisis which has hit the education sector in Lebanon hard. Visiting Lebanon, the Minister of Foreign Affairs promised, Friday July 24, 15 million euros in aid to Lebanese schools.
A critical project from an environmental point of view
For ADP, the objective of the future terminal is to make it possible to absorb the frequentation of Roissy, the second airport in Europe behind Heathrow. But this project, at an estimated cost of between 7 and 9 billion euros, is criticized on the environmental level.
In an opinion delivered at the beginning of July,noted that “the equation to be resolved” between the increase in flights and road traffic and compliance with France's international objectives in terms of reduction of greenhouse gas emissions "is not fully described or posed". airport
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The news Coronavirus epidemic. Jean Castex called on the French on Monday to "not lower their guard" in the face of Covid-19 to avoid "a generalized reconfinement", during a visit to the Lille metropolis, where the wearing of the compulsory mask now applies in “open public places”, as in more and more cities.