Transport

Business opposes airline ticket tax

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The International Chamber of Commerce today condemned proposals for a tax on airline tickets to raise funds for development aid and said there are better ways for business and government to help lift people out of poverty.

Plea for transatlantic coordination of competition law on air transport

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Citing recent tensions between the European Union and the United States over Boeing's merger with McDonnell-Douglas, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) called today for a movement toward greater convergence of competition laws and policies as they affect air transport.

World business group hits taxes on airlines and users

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The International Chamber of Commerce today criticized governments for imposing hundreds of new taxes on airlines and users and said these charges had a distorting effect on world commerce and travel.