The International Air Carrier Assn. reiterated its calls to EU finance ministers to abort the idea of levying a development tax on airline tickets, an item once again on the agenda of the forthcoming ministerial meeting. The member airlines of IACA believe discussions on a development tax cannot be isolated from other burdens facing the aviation sector and argue that the cumulative effect of soaring kerosene costs, environmental pressures and a development tax would be unbearable for many ...

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