According to Transport Minister, Elisabeth Borne, France’s eco-tax is expected to raise around €180m ($202m; £162m) from the year 2020. And, the level of taxation will depend on the type of ticket purchased.
Economy class tickets on flights within France or the EU will become subject to a tax of €1.50 while business-class tickets for flights out of the EU will be subject to the premium eco tariff of €18.
In a conversation with the press, Ms Borne confirmed that the money raised by the tax will be used to invest in less-pollutant forms of transportation including rail.
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