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Climate change group recommends banning all frequent flyer reward programs to cut carbon emissions by targeting jet-setters

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

A climate-change advisory group, which helps the UK government shape policy, has called for a ban on all frequent flyer reward programs to discourage people from flying from air.
The Committee on Climate Change said in a report last week that just 15% of the entire British population take 70% of all flights from the country.
It has also called for an "air miles levy" to punish people who fly long distances, which would target those who rack up the most air miles, rather than people who travel shorter distances.
These recommendations were made in an attempt to achieve net-zero emissions by...
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