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UK Government Taxation to Deter Air Travel.

Passengers face new tax to halt rise in air travel - Times Online

Tens of billions of pounds will have to be raised through flight taxes to compensate developing countries for the damage air travel does to the environment, according to the Governmentís advisory body on climate change..

[...] Ticket prices should rise steadily over time to deter air travel.

[...] David Kennedy, chief executive of the committee, said: ďA global scheme could raise tens of billions of pounds a year."


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