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Airport neighbors brace as flights resume

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French student Yanis Darras was savouring the sound of birdsong around his home this week, because it may be the last time he hears it for a while. Darras lives on the edge of France's Orly airport, and since the COVID-19 outbreak forced it to shut, he and fellow residents of the town of Villeneuve-le-Roi, off Paris, have had a respite from the sound of screaming aircraft engines.

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