"Crown Rent Policy Madness," a headline on a statement released yesterday by IATA, was emblematic of the vitriol directed toward the Canadian government and the Greater Toronto Airports Authority following GTAA's proposal to increase landing fees 6.9% and terminal fees 8.9% for 2006, making Pearson International Airport the most expensive in the world, according to IATA. GTAA claims it needs to raise fees owing to Canada's policy of charging airports rent on their land grants. The authority ...

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