Sweden plans to impose a tax on airline tickets of SEK50-SEK100 ($6.50-$13) from May next year as part of efforts to help the environment, the government said Tuesday. According Reuters, airlines have protested the tax but the government said it is a necessary step as part of tax increases worth SEK3.6 billion to encourage more environmentally friendly energy use. "It is appropriate to introduce a system of taxing air traffic without unnecessary delay," it added. The heads of SAS Sweden, ...

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