An Air France A321 (Photo: Air France)

France Decides on More Taxes for Aviation Sector

Following a less than successful attempt last year by the French government to increase tax revenues by proposing an increase in fuel taxes, particularly diesel fuel, the government is back at it doing what governments do best. France next year plans on introducing an “eco tax” ranging from 1.5 to 18 euros per ticket for flights originating in France according to French transport minister Elisabeth Borne. This is not entirely different from the aviation tax proposed by the Dutch in…