Since April 7, no plane can take off or land from Nantes between midnight and 6 a.m. A curfew has indeed been put in place at Nantes-Atlantique airport, in order to protect residents who have been protesting for a long time against the nighttime nuisance of planes.
Hotel night for the Greens
FC Nantes, Wednesday evening, found itself a collateral victim of this curfew. The plane which brought back the team and the staff from Marseille, after the defeat of the Canaries 3-2 at the Vélodrome stadium, therefore had to land in Saint-Nazaire. With the end of the match around 10:50 p.m., plus the change to the locker room, media obligations and the long road to reach Marignane airport, the Canaries reached Loire-Atlantique well after midnight. And private planes have not obtained an exemption from the curfew, knowing that any offender is liable to a fine of up to 40,000 euros.
Another football team will soon be faced with the same problem as the Yellow and Green. On Saturday 21 May, Saint-Étienne will go to La Beaujoire for the 38and and last day of Ligue 1. A meeting scheduled for 9 p.m. The Greens therefore risk being quit for a night in a hotel in the city of the dukes…