France will introduce an "environmental tax" of up to 18 euros on tickets for all aircraft leaving France, the government said. "19659002" We have decided to introduce an environmental tax on all flights from France, said Transport Minister Elisabeth Borne on Tuesday at a press conference.
She added the tax, which is expected to increase about 180 million euros annually from 2020, would finance daily transport in France.
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The new tax will vary from € 1.50 to card flights and up to € 18 for long distance business class travel.
The move comes in the midst of an escalating planetary emergency, which is disproportionately due to the small percentage of people using aircraft for transportation.
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