The European Union (EU) has over-reached and needs to rethink its approach to new taxes that would offset airline emissions, according to the head of the Assn. of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA). AAPA DG Andrew Herdman added his voice to the growing international chorus of criticism of the EU’s Emissions Trading System (ETS) plan that takes effect Jan. 1 and mandates emission fees for all airlines flying in and out of Europe. Briefing media in Seoul Nov. 3 before the AAPA annual ...

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