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No turbulence (yet) in Legislature for jet fuel tax proposal

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It’s been smooth sailing, or should I say flying, for the jet fuel tax proposal, sponsored by Sen. Anitere Flores and Rep. George Moraitis, as it passed its first committee stops in both the House and Senate with no opposition. The proposal, which is being supported by almost the entire airline industry (including airlines Allegiant, American, Delta, JetBlue and Southwest) and is being spearheaded by Airlines for America (A4A), would institute an across-the-board 3.3 cents per gallon tax on jet fuel.…

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