Tower at Vienna Airport. The Austrian government announced it will create a so-called "ecological air travel levy" similar to the tax introduced in Germany last month (ATW Daily News, Sept. 2). Passengers boarding flights in Austria will be charged €8 for European flights and €40 for long-haul flights. The tax is expected to raise €60 million in 2011 rising to €90 million in successive years. Further information including when and how the tax will be ...

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