Extinction Rebillion targer Geneva private jets
The environmental group Extinction Rebellion followed through on their threat to target Geneva airport – but focused on private jets and not commercial flights.
Authorities were on alert after a cryptic tweet sent by the group last week hinted at action at the airport.
More than 100 blocked the entrance to the private jet terminal on Saturday for two hours.
A spokesman for the group told the press private jet transport is ‘absurd’ as it emits 20 times more CO2 per passenger than an airliner.
The protest was peaceful and no arrests were made. Geneva police say they haven’t decided if any further action will be taken against the demonstrators.