The airline industry is taking Italy and Norway to task for introducing new passenger taxes that it says will hurt visitor numbers. IATA has denounced the Italian government for its plans to impose an additional €2.50 ($2.70) levy on the departure tax at Italy’s airports, and the newly launched Airlines for Europe (A4E) has also weighed into the debate. At the association’s official launch event in Amsterdam at the end of last week, A4E said that what it described as ...

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