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Sunday, October 26, 2008

Europe Forcing Airlines to Buy Emissions Permits

BRUSSELS - European Union governments gave formal approval Friday to a potentially costly system of capping greenhouse gases from any airline flying into or out of the trade bloc - just as the airline industry reported new evidence of the impact of a worsening economy.

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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Aviation: Airlines must fly more full planes

The aviation industry yesterday reacted angrily to the UK Chancellor's plan to replace air passenger duty (APD) with a per-plane "green" tax .

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Monday, July 23, 2007

£40 Green charge looms for flights after airlines 'fail over carbon footprints'

Passengers should pay a "green tax" on airfares to combat the damage to the environment caused by increased flying, an influential Westminster committee said last night.

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