France to levy ‘eco-tax’ on flights from domestic airports

France plans to introduce an “eco-tax” on flights departing from French airports from 2020, transport minister Elisabeth Borne said July 9, sparking criticism from Air France and the country’s airport industry. The move comes as aviation’s contribution to climate change is in the spotlight across...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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