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  • News

    €8.5m ruling against Ryanair state-aid just the tip of the iceberg

    The EU has ordered €8.5 million in illegal state aid to be recovered from Ryanair in the latest indication of how extensive public subsidies are to aviation, one of the...

     Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 08:00
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    A cheap airline ticket doesn’t fall from the sky

    A round trip flight from Amsterdam to the south of France costs the same as a round trip ticket to the Dutch island of Terschelling. How is that possible? Part of the answer can be found in the...

     Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 08:30
  • News

    Europe Digital Marketing Officer wanted!

    T&E is seeking a digital marketing specialist who uses digital tools and applies storytelling to move citizens to action and confront politicians with people’s demand for change.

     Monday, August 5, 2019 - 10:39
  • News

    Commission turns blind eye to ‘inadequate’ climate plans

    European governments’ climate plans will not meet the EU’s 2030 decarbonisation target for transport, a new analysis shows. Yet the European Commission is letting national governments off the hook...

     Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 18:53
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    How to tax aviation to curb emissions

    Here are four ways to tackle the aviation sector's climate impact through taxation.

     Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 18:27
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    Momentum growing for bilateral deals to tax jet fuel

    France has announced a new tax on flight tickets in the latest sign that European governments are prepared to curb the aviation sector’s growing climate emissions by ending its tax holiday. The ‘...

     Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 18:24
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    Is this the turning point for aviation's tax haven?

    A pro-environment message was not to the fore of the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protests in France, but it’s just possible they may have turned the tide when it comes to tackling air...

     Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - 17:15
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    Official petition launched to end ‘kerosene tax haven’

    A European Citizens’ Initiative has been launched that calls for European governments to end aviation’s fuel tax exemption. The...

     Friday, June 7, 2019 - 13:17
  • News

    Watch out for fake EVs, national regulators told

    Carmakers can exploit loopholes in the EU’s new CO2 emissions targets to push sales of fake plug-in hybrid cars over EVs with no tailpipe emissions, T&E has warned. The law credits...

     Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:43
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    Airline emissions growth out of control

    UK-based Jet2 was the fastest growing airline polluter within Europe last year, growing its carbon emissions a staggering 20% in just 12 months, according to official EU data released this month....

     Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:19