Abdul Teffaha, who heads the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO), has written off the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), labelling it as “dead”. “The EU ETS is dead as far as we are concerned. What we are looking for is to try to get a global scheme through ICAO,” Teffaha said at the Aviation Carbon 2013 conference in London in mid-February. Teffaha’s comments follow the EU’s decision to ‘stop the clock’ on the ...

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