Although Greenbang can’t stand airports in general (and low-cost airlines in particular), primarily because of the way they manage to strip just about everyone of their dignity, sanity and patience, it turns out they’re something of an opiate to most Brits.
Even otherwise sane and normal people can’t help themselves but flock back to those sweaty airport terminals for their £2 flights to Alicante, according to new research. Strange, but true.
Britons are “addicted” to cheap flights and confused about the climate impact of flying, according to research.
In a government-funded study, even people living generally “green” lives said they were reluctant to fly less.
The Exeter University team that carried out the research says cheap flights have become a lifestyle choice.