Airline industry representatives sharply criticized environmental initiatives targeting commercial aviation around the globe, asserting that fuel prices provide significant incentive to reduce carbon dioxide emissions while "taxes" penalize carriers and are counterproductive. "We're talking about a double, even triple charging of the industry on emissions," IATA Director-Aviation Environment Paul Steele told the Eco-Aviation conference presented by Air Transport World and Leeham Co. in ...

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