Earlier this month, aviation executives from all over the world flew to Seoul for the annual meeting of the IATA, the International Air Transport Association.

The gathering occurred in a period of turmoil for the civil aviation industry as the “flygskam” (meaning “flight shame” in Swedish) movement is taking off across Europe. Initiated in Sweden as a sort of spin-off of climate activism, the flight-shame movement accuses the aviation industry of being an increasingly threatening polluter and calls for new climate taxes on flying and the end of aviation subsidies.

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