Assn. of European Airlines reiterated its opposition to the European Commission's plan to include airlines in its existing emissions trading scheme (ATWOnline, Nov. 10), calling it "distortive" and "damag[ing to] the competitiveness of European airlines" following Monday's biannual AEA Assembly in Berlin. "As it stands, this proposal discriminates against aviation vis-a-vis other sectors already included in the EU ETS," Secretary General Ulrich Schulte-Strathaus said. "We also feel that the ...

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