Lobby begins for African airlines over EU’s new emission tax

UNLESS the International Air Transport Association (IATA) succeeds in its current pressure on the European Union (EU) to halt its emission tax, the dwindling fortunes of African airlines may get worse next year. The body, which serves as the clearing house for airlines worldwide, said yesterday that the proposed EU carbon tax on airlines to be implemented by EU in 2012, would be the biggest threat to the survival of African airlines. The IATA, which has intensified lobby for the abandonment of ...
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Added September 28, 2011
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