Airbus along with eight industry partners yesterday called upon governments of France, Germany, Spain and the UK urging them to reconsider Europe’s plan to tax airlines for carbon emissions, proving that the issue is no longer a concern just for global airlines. The move comes a couple of days after China suspended approval for $12 billion (Dh44.08 billion) worth of Airbus orders for 45 A330s in a retaliatory action as the EU refused to back down on its emissions trading scheme (ETS), which came into effect at the beginning of this year, charging airlines a carbon fee to fly in

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