Should Airlines Follow The Congestion Pricing Model?

The UK government is considering charging airlines extra for flying in gridlocked skies instead of expanding airports.
May 25, 2003, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"Airlines would be forced to pay more for taking off and landing at peak times in an auction of "slots" under plans being put forward by New Labour's favourite think-tank... The cash raised would go to fund better highspeed rail links to discourage people from flying short-distance while fare increases would cut the number of leisure flights by discouraging budget travellers."

Thanks to Laura Kranz

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Published on Thursday, May 22, 2003 in This Is London
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