Calio commentary: Aviation shouldn't be in "sin tax" bracket

05/25/2011 | Wall Street Journal, The

Nicholas E. Calio, president and CEO of ATA, explains that a few industries -- alcohol, gambling, tobacco and airlines -- pay higher taxes, often levied to discourage their use. "Putting aviation in the 'sin tax' bracket is absurd, given airlines' beneficial -- indeed, essential -- role," Calio writes. "Where would we be without airlines? Grounded, as a nation and as a player in the global economy."

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