Report: Airlines bagged €1.3bn from EU carbon scheme in 2012

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Campaigners say carriers are passing on cost of free permits to customers and further benefiting from emissions trading pause

Airlines stand to make around €1.3bn in "windfall profits" over 2012 as a result of EU carbon regulations, according to a new report that runs contrary to aviation industry claims. The biggest winners...

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