An Open Letter to the Chancellor

Britain Open for Business: The case for reducing APD in the UK Dear Chancellor, UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) is by far the highest tax of its kind in Europe and is one of the highest rates across the world. The Government has rightly recognised the opportunity Brexit provides to show that Britain is open …

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Travel Weekly: New industry campaign calls for halving of APD

From Travel Weekly: Consumers in England and Wales are backing industry calls for Air Passenger Duty to be halved on all short and long-haul flights.   A new poll by independent polling company ComRes reveals that three quarters of adults think that the amount of APD in the UK should be same, regardless of which …

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Three quarters of adults in England and Wales think that Air Passenger Duty (APD) should be equal across all UK regions

Adults in England and Wales are backing the alliance of airports, airlines, travel companies, and leading businesses, who are calling on the Government to reduce Air Passenger Duty (APD) by at least 50% – on all short-haul and long-haul flights – to enable the UK to compete on the global stage. The campaign ‘A Fair …

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New Campaign Calls For The Government To Cut Air Passenger Duty By Half

A campaign calling for the UK Government to significantly reduce Air Passenger Duty (APD) to at least half the current levels across all of the UK has launched ahead of the Budget. The campaign, A Fair Tax on Flying for the Whole Country, is calling for the UK Government to guarantee APD will be applied …

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Kids Fly Free For Rugby World Cup To Celebrate The Government Scrapping Air Passenger Duty For Under 12s

For Immediate Release 3rd August 2015 British Airways, Heathrow, Leeds Bradford and Newcastle International airports have teamed up to give families a great holiday break – and make it easier for them to attend Rugby World Cup games   In partnership with Leeds Bradford Airport, Newcastle International and British Airways, Heathrow airport has announced that …

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