Saudia Airlines has been fined €1.4m (US$1.6m) for breaching EU carbon emissions rules, making it the first big non-EU carrier to be fined for breaking EU regulations, as the Belgian government fines €100 for every EU Emissions Trading System they failed to submit. The fine on Saudia applies to all of its intra-EU flights, since airline operators report to one authority only. When the EU included aviation in the emissions trading scheme there was talk of a trade war and following months of talks the EU changed its legislation to apply only to flights within the EU, rather than the

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