26-Jul-2010 12:15 PM

German Government announces revision to air tax proposal

Germany announced a revised plan for a new tax on air travel, proposing a three-tier system of charges, instead of the two-tier proposal (Reuters, 23-Jul-2010). The tax will be levied at EUR9 per ticket for short-haul sectors, EUR25 for medium-haul flights and EUR40 for long-haul flights. The Government expects to generate approximately EUR1 billion in revenue p/a from the new tax.

Want More News Like This?

CAPA Membership gives you access to all news and analysis on the site, along with access to many areas of our comprehensive databases and toolsets.
Find Out More