UK Air Passenger Duty Campaigners Welcome Pan European Study Backing Abolition of Aviation Taxes

The ‘A Fair Tax on Flying Campaign’ has welcomed the report from A4E (a European trade body for airlines) that abolishing aviation taxes would boost European economies by 215 Billion Euros and create over 110,000 jobs by 2030.   Dale Keller, spokesman for the A Fair Tax on Flying Campaign that is campaigning for at …

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A Fair Tax on Flying takes campaign to Westminster

The ‘A Fair Tax on Flying’ campaign took its call for an urgent cut in Air Passenger Duty (APD) to the heart of Westminster on Wednesday 11th October.  Over thirty parliamentarians attended the campaign event held in the House of Commons.  Leading members of the campaign explained that the UK’s high level of APD was a …

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Campaign receives boost from the Sun on Sunday

Our campaign received a boost from the Sun on Sunday who reported that the Chancellor plans to cut airport taxes in his Budget scheduled for November 22nd. The full story can be read here

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CALLS TO CUT UK AVIATION TAX RECIEVES MAJOR INTERNATIONAL BOOST

In a move that demonstrates the growing clamour for a significant cut in Air Passenger Duty (APD) to help get Britain Brexit ready in the November Budget, American Airlines and Emirates have joined the ‘A Fair Tax on Flying’ campaign. Campaign representative Dale Keller from airline trade organisation BAR UK said: “Air Passenger Duty is …

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Chancellor Hits British Businesses with £400m Additional ‘Tax on Trade’

Research released today by the ‘A Fair Tax on Flying’ Campaign reveals that business travellers flying from the UK are facing an additional tax burden of over £325 million compared to comparable economies such as Italy and France, over £275 million compared to Germany and over £450 million compared to the Republic of Ireland as …

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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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