European airlines reacted with a combination of dismay and exasperation Wednesday following a European Parliament committee vote to ditch a compromise on the contentious Emissions Trading System (ETS) tax on carriers. Earlier in March, an agreement was reached in ‘Trilogue’ talks between the European Parliament, the EU Council and the European Commission, stating that only flights operated within the European Economic Area (EEA) should be covered up to and including 2016. The EEA ...

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