Norwegian regional airline Widerøe is looking into the viability of more than 30 routes in its network if the country’s government goes ahead with an increase in value added tax (VAT). The airline said any increase would come on top of other recent rises in taxes and charges that have already rendered some of its routes unprofitable. Norway has several rates of VAT—12%, 23% and 25%—covering varying goods and services. Currently, air fares attract the lowest level ...

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