The prospect of Russia dropping a fee imposed on airlines flying over Siberia could shave as much as $100 per passenger from roundtrip flights between Europe and Asia, industry analysts say. The fee, first imposed in the 1980s during the waning days of the Soviet Union, has long been a point of contention between Russia and Europe. European officials have refused to support Russia’s entry into the World Trade Organization until Russia drops the fee, which Europe contends is in violation ...
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