Aeroflot A330-300. Courtesy, Airbus Russian Transport authorities have condemned the European Union decision to include aviation in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and want European officials to encourage airlines to reduce carbon dioxide emissions via airport slots rather than punish them with additional payments. During the Russia-EU summit in Saint Petersburg Oct.12-13, Russia’s Deputy Minister of Transport, Valery Okulov, said European and Russian carriers could be ...

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