European lobby group Airlines for Europe (A4E) said it is “astonished” that Norway’s government is pressing ahead with a new airline passenger tax despite evidence that such levies depress demand and weaken both airlines and airports. A4E said the Norwegian government’s plans to introduce the NOK80 ($9.65) tax on both departing domestic and international passengers this summer will harm Norway’s airline sector and the wider economy. “According to IATA ...

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