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Aviation Emissions, EU ETS and measurement requirements

1 October 2010 | By Jeff Poole, Director, Industry Charges, Fuel and Taxation, IATA

From January 2012, aircraft operators whose flights arrive in and depart from EU27 (plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein airports) will have to comply with a CO2 emissions cap, as part of an expanded EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS). While IATA recognises that some economic measures can help to mitigate emissions,…