German government considering close to 40% hike in aviation taxes for European and long haul services

    Germany‘s government reportedly plans to increase aviation taxes for air services within Europe from EUR7.50 per passenger to EU10.43 per passenger, effective 01-Apr-2020 (Reuters/dpa, 04-Oct-2019). The government is also looking at increasing long haul fees per passenger from EUR42.18 to EUR58.63, according to reports.