Reacting to a new French “eco-tax” on aviation, European airlines said the environmental taxes they already pay could be better used to support the industry’s carbon-reduction efforts. European airlines are set to pay over €5 billion ($5.64 billion) in environmental taxes in 2019, including €590 million through the European Union (EU) Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), industry group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said July 10, the day after French transport minister ...

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