France plans to introduce an “eco-tax” on flights departing from French airports from 2020, transport minister Elisabeth Borne said July 9, sparking criticism from Air France and the country’s airport industry. The move comes as aviation’s contribution to climate change is in the spotlight across Europe. Borne called for an aviation tax at the European level at a June 6 European transport ministers council in Luxembourg, and later in June European ministers met in ...

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