If faced with the choice of paying a carbon tax or folding aviation into an emissions trading scheme, several industry representatives at the 19th Annual Phoenix International Aviation Symposium say they would favor a carbon tax. Air Transport Association President and CEO James May said the ATA board has discussed this, and it came down to the fact that a carbon tax is much less volatile. Steven Taylor, VP-regulatory affairs at FedEx, agreed; however, in a poll of the audience taken by ...


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