Airlines for America (A4A) president and CEO Nicholas Calio reiterated his call for the US government to reduce the tax and regulatory burden on the nation’s airlines. The US airline industry’s top lobbyist noted there are 17 separate federal taxes and fees imposed on airlines, some of which date back to the 1970s. The taxes are “a hodge-podge thrown together over the years without any guiding rationale or consideration of their overall impact on demand or ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"A4A pushes US government to ease tax burden on airlines" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.