The chief executive of Europe's largest airline urged European Union officials to back down from their steadfast insistence on including airlines its Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), warning that time is running short to avoid a damaging geopolitical standoff over the issue. International aviation became part of the EU ETS at the start of this year (ATW Daily News, March 28), and carriers will have to make their first payments under the scheme in about a year. Lufthansa (LH) CEO ...

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