Air Transport Assn. President and CEO James May called on the US government to reject proposals for special aviation taxes to fund international development projects. In a letter to US Treasury Secretary John Snow, May said, "If we are to restore and sustain a viable air transportation system in the US, we must reject, once and for all, the notion that airlines are the world's 'cash register' to fund various public policy agendas." The letter was written in response to proposals that were ...

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