Austria’s air travel tax will be cut in half on Jan. 1, 2018, following a confirmation by the Austrian Council of Ministers, as the country seeks to increase its attractiveness as a business and tourism destination.  Under the new plan, Austria’s air travel tax will be amended to €3.50 ($3.70) for short-haul, €7.50 for medium-haul, and €17.50 for long-haul flights. Additional motives for the tax cut, as confirmed by the Council of Ministers, included ...

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