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Frequent flyer levy in response to global inequalities in flying

by Cynthia Morel, Apr 28
1 minute read

A report collating data from the 26 countries producing the highest aviation emissions shows that most air travel, even within the richest of nations, is down to a small, relatively well-off demographic taking ever more frequent leisure flights.

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So what?

This is prompting a corresponding call to impose a frequent flyer levy, which would make it incrementally more expensive for the elite minority responsible for most of the environmental damage from flights each time they fly.

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