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Table 5 Comparison of initial allocation, forecasted emissions and acquisition costs for different airline groups

From: The economic impact of the upcoming EU emissions trading system on airlines and EU Member States—an empirical estimation

  10 largest EU network carriers 10 largest non-EU network carriers 10 largest EU low cost and charter carriers
Free allocation of EU-allowances in Mt for 2012 60.8 24.0 12.4
Forecasted CO2-emissions for 2012 in Mt 93.0 31.8 18.4
Percentage of free allocation 65.4 75.6 67.5
EU allowances to be acquired in Mt 32.2 7.8 6.0
Acquisition cost for additional allowances (25 € per allowance) in million € 805.3 193.9 149.7
Acquisition cost for additional allowances (40 € per allowance) in million € 1288.5 310.2 239.5
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