Could increasing taxes on airlines pay for the UK’s green transition?
Charging airlines as much fuel duty as ordinary car drivers would raise billions of pounds, new analysis has shown, potentially paying for windfarms, hospitals and electric vehicles
Tax the jets: Record number of private jet flights last year, report shows
The average private jet emits two tonnes of carbon an hour – a fifth of the average UK citizen’s annual carbon footprint, and four times the average carbon footprint of someone in Ghana.
Is it time to ban private jets?
Private jets are between five and 14 times more polluting than a commercial flight.