European pressure group calls for the closure of all ‘small’ regional airports that can’t make a profit; such facilities are key for corporate travel and regional development
The assault on the air transport industry by environmental pressure groups is relentless. Buoyed by the impact made by recent demonstrations organised by Extinction Rebellion…..
Most understand the need for the travel industry, one of the biggest contributors to greenhouse gas emissions, to find innovative ways to rapidly reduce its…..
Netherlands is pushing ahead with the introduction of a national aviation tax from 2021, but will this push the discussion for an EU wide aviation tax regime?
As part of the Netherlands’ Environmental Taxes Act, a bill is being introduced which will tax airlines for each passenger departing from Dutch airports from…..
Heathrow’s third runway and other UK aviation infrastructure again under threat, this time obliquely from the environmental lobby
Just when Heathrow Airport thought it had fought off the final challenge to its implementation of a third runway by way of the recent rejection…..
Economic growth versus environmental concern – the case for and against the abolition of air taxes in Scotland
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed the devolved government of the country will reconsider its plans to abolish air travel taxes after agreeing to a…..
Could the number of flights per person be limited? Norway is leading the way on this radical thinking
The number of flights being taken by the average person is increasing dramatically and the arrival of LCCs mean flying is more affordable for more…..