The UK House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee asked the government to "urgently seek reform of the Chicago Convention so as to allow governments to impose a tax on international aviation fuel," arguing that declining oil prices make such a policy "especially timely and desirable." In a report assessing the government's fiscal stimulus package on the environment published Monday, Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury Angela Eagle noted that the UK "certainly has been pushing" for a ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"UK Commons committee asks for Chicago reform, international fuel taxes" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.