Hope for frequent flyers? Air France and American Airlines test their first "green" trans-Atlantic flight

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Eco-conscious globe-trotters are painfully aware that no matter how much effort they put into reducing their carbon footprint on a daily basis, it will be blown to smithereens the minute they set foot on an airplane. According to the DGAC, a French aviation expert body, one round trip Paris-New York flight (12 000 km) emits more than 1 tonne of CO2 per passenger.