German Govt looking to adjust aviation taxes to fund R&D in aircraft manufacturing

    Germany‘s Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer reported (21-Aug-2019) the government is in talks with the aviation industry to adjust current aviation taxes to provide more funds for research and development in climate-friendly innovations in aircraft manufacturing (airliners.de, 21-Aug-2019). “We are committed to using air traffic tax revenues for research, innovation and climate goals”, Mr Scheuer stated. [more – original PR – German]