European Regions Airline Assn. said it is proposing to the European Commission that instead of a tax on air transport to fund development aid, money should go to improving the air transport infrastructure in developing countries with "targeted and focused" spending. Thirteen countries agreed to impose the development tax on airline tickets last week (ATWOnline, March 2). "We agree with the principle of increasing aid from developed to developing countries, but we are strongly opposed to the ...

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