Sunday, December 28, 2014

Europe's airlines: Losing money, carbon tax fighting

Two articles today, both from the International Air Transport Association annual meeting in Beijing, tell a tale of how Europe's financial woes are affecting airlines. The full story of how European airlines are expected to lose more than $1 billion this year can be found here. The second article, about airlines from around the world warning Europe that a trade war is in the offing if it presses ahead with its carbon-tax plan on carriers, can be found at this link.

Europe's airlines: Losing money, carbon tax fighting

Two articles today, both from the International Air Transport Association annual meeting in Beijing, tell a tale of how Europe's financial woes are affecting airlines. The full story of how European airlines are expected to lose more than $1 billion this year can be found here. The second article, about airlines from around the world warning Europe that a trade war is in the offing if it presses ahead with its carbon-tax plan on carriers, can be found at this link.

Tom Belden
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Tom Belden has been reporting about Philadelphia International Airport and other air travel subjects for more than 20 years, writing columns for The Inquirer's Travel and Business sections. His reporting (with colleague Craig McCoy) on baggage handling problems in Philadelphia have been credited with helping to improve the system. His previous blog was called Road Warrior. He can reached at tbelden@phillynews.com. Reach Tom at tbelden@phillynews.com.

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