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Excess Baggage: Measuring Air Transportation’s Fiscal Burden

Ben Cherniavsky and Benjamin Dachis ()
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C.D. Howe Institute Commentary, 2007, issue 242

Abstract: The federal government should ensure that Canada’s air transportation industry is taxed on a level playing field with other modes of travel, such as bus or rail, and with its international counterparts. The result would be a more internationally competitive airline sector, able to serve Canadian air travelers more efficiently and cheaply.

Keywords: air transport taxation; airline regulation (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: H25 L93 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2007
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