Assn. of European Airlines is irritated that authorities are targeting air travelers with yet another tax proposal "for the most questionable motives." Austrian Chancellor Wolfgang Schussel provoked AEA's ire by suggesting last week that taxes on air travel and short-term financial transactions provide revenues that would solve recurring budget problems. Austria currently holds the EU's rotating presidency. "There seems to be a tax epidemic in the air at the moment," AEA Secretary General ...

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