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It shows how traffic has picked up since 2000. After a decline in 2002, the total number of flights in the euro area increased by 7 % during 2002-2004. The figure does not, however, show the number of passengers. However, the passenger numbers are expected to have increased, as load factors have generally gone up in Europe.
Fly only for distances greater than 700 km. Otherwise take the train. A transatlantic flight produces almost half as much CO2 as an average person produces over a period of one year while meeting all his or her other needs, such as lighting, heating and car travel!
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