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Pandemic may force the Japanese authorities to reduce the tax on fuel for airlines

Tax revenues of this type are used to supply the Japanese airports, it is therefore proposed to set the bottom border for a possible reduction.


Tokyo, Nov 4 – IA Neftegaz.RU. The Ministry of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism of Japan plans to reduce the tax on fuel to local airlines who have suffered losses due to the pandemic coronavirus.


About ethos local media reported.



Tax revenues of this type are used to supply the Japanese airports, it is therefore proposed to set the bottom border for a possible reduction.



Earlier, Minister of land, infrastructure, transport and tourism of Japan K. Aqaba said that the government of the country from August to February will reduce by 45% the fee charged to Japanese airlines for using the airports.


The largest Japanese airline company Japan Airlines (JAL), in 2020 incurred a net loss of $ 240-270 billion yen (about 2.2-2.5 billion. USA)


Another major Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) in the 2020 fiscal year, expects losses in the amount of 510 billion yen (about $ 5 billion. USA).

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