Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann said he expects most of the burden of the country’s new “ecological tax” to fall on air travelers flying on all airlines in Germany (ATW Daily News, Sept. 16). “Our carrier will be very much affected and this tax is a bitter pill. GWI passengers are expecting a fair basic price,” said Winkelman, noting that more than a third of the price of a fare within Germany is now made up of taxes—a cost that is passed on to ...

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