An alliance of 20 European airlines and airports, including all Lufthansa subsidiaries, Air France-KLM, Frankfurt and Schiphol airports, have challenged the EU’s climate change legislation. The airline complain that the EU’s “Fit for 55” climate package, which has targeted a 55% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, will disadvantage European carriers and airports against their non-European rivals. The alliance is arguing that any increase in costs would not be applicable to non-European hubs, which means that long-haul flights by European carriers from European airports would be financially disadvantaged at a time when airports and carriers are

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