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France will introduce a new tax for all airline tickets

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France has decided to introduce a special ecological tax on airline tickets starting from 2020.

The green fee will be between EUR 1.50 and EUR 18 per airplane. 

The Ecotax will be applied starting from 2020 to all flights departing from French airports, except for mail flights and those whose destination is Corsica or French overseas territories.

The ecotax will be 1.5 euros in the economy class and 9 euros in the business class for domestic and intra-European flights and 3 euros in the economic class and 18 euros in the business class for flights outside the European Union.