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An airplane flying above Liverpool's John Lennon Airport, 05 January 2007, on the day that British Environment Minister Ian Pearson said that budget airline Ryanair was the "irresponsible face of capitalism". The European Commission proposed last month to set carbon dioxide emission quotas starting in 2011, airlines will be asked to pay for exceeding their current level of emissions. This could have the effect of raising ticket prices by up to nine euros (about 12 dollars) by 2020 for internal European flights. Ryanair has opposed efforts to control carbon emissions saying a trading scheme would discriminate against low-cost airlines. AFP PHOTO/PAUL ELLIS (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)
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Airline industry sees long-term rebound for sector

After flying into the financial turbulence of the Covid pandemic, the airline sector expects passenger traffic to take off despite concerns about the industry's impact on climate change
epa05558458 British Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox delivers his speech during the WTO Public Forum 'Inclusive Trade', at the headquarters of the WTO in Geneva, Switzerland, 27 September 2016. EPA/SALVATORE DI NOLFI
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EU, US urge each other to forgo massive tariffs in aircraft spat

The World Trade Organization in Geneva announced that the European Union has the right to impose nearly $ 4 billion in tariffs on US imports annually in retaliation for unfair US support for Boeing.
A Lufthansa Airbus A350 takes off from Franz-Josef-Strauss airport in Munich, southern Germany, on June 3, 2020. Photo: Christophe Stache / AFP
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Slow takeoff for aviation in Europe

After coronavirus lockdowns that brought civil aviation to near halt, air traffic is slowly resuming in Europe as borders reopen but tens of thousands of jobs are still hanging in the balance