A three hour non stop flight... to the Caribbean? This must be an alternate universe!
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An airliner flies into Hongqiao International airport in Shanghai on January 5, 2012. Chinese airlines will not pay a charge on carbon emissions imposed by the European Union from January 1, a national aviation industry group said as the cap-and-trade scheme, which has angered the US and Chinese governments and airlines worldwide, came into force after the EU's highest court rejected a challenge brought by US carriers last month. AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)