Sunday, April 19, 2015

EU court upholds carbon tax on airlines

The European Court of Justice has upheld a plan to collect carbon-emissions taxes on airlines from elsewhere flying into the EU, a levy carriers will probably pass on to customers. Airlines in the US, Canada, China and elsewhere are unhappy. Read more about it here, and look for a link at the end of this story to one written last summer that has more detail on the airlines' objections.

EU court upholds carbon tax on airlines

The European Court of Justice has upheld a plan to collect carbon-emissions taxes on airlines from elsewhere flying into the EU, a levy carriers will probably pass on to customers. Airlines in the US, Canada, China and elsewhere are unhappy. Read more about it here, and look for a link at the end of this story to one written last summer that has more detail on the airlines' objections.

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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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