A Fair Tax on Flying welcome reports Ministers mulling post Brexit APD changes

Following on from comments made by Exchequer Secretary Robert Jenrick MP that the Treasury may change the double taxation of UK domestic flights after the UK leaves the European Union, Spokesperson for A Fair Tax on Flying Tim Cade stated: “It is encouraging that the new Minister has stated the Government could look at reducing …

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A Fair Tax on Flying Budget response

Following the Chancellor’s Budget statement, a spokesperson for the A Fair Tax on Flying campaign stated: ‘Today’s Budget was a missed opportunity to decisively cut UK Air Passenger Duty by at least 50% to help get Britain Brexit ready, increase UK competitiveness and support greater air connectivity’

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BritishAmerican Business backs campaign to reduce Air Passenger Duty

Ahead of tomorrow’s Budget the BritishAmerican Business network have backed calls by the A Fair Tax on Flying to reduce Air Passenger Duty. The leading transatlantic business network is dedicated to helping transatlantic companies connect and build their business and includes 500+ active, predominately blue-chip members. Commenting a Spokesperson for BritishAmerican Business said: “BritishAmerican Business …

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British Businesses back call for Air Passenger Duty Cut Grows As Brexit Looms

Today, (14th November) leading businesses and business groups including the Federation of Small Businesses and Institute of Directors have backed the call by the A Fair Tax on Flying for a reduction in Air Passenger Duty. In a letter to the Times the businesses urge the chancellor to deliver on the government’s vision of a …

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Plea to Cut the 25% Tax Now Hitting UK Short Haul Flights

Figures released today by the A Fair Tax on Flying Campaign show that UK Air Passenger Duty (APD) had the effect of adding 25%, or one quarter, to the cost of the average one-way short haul ticket price from the UK in the year to August 2017. The figures come as campaigners call on the …

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The ‘A Fair Tax on Flying Campaign’ Takes The Call for APD Cut to Number 10 and HM Treasury

The A Fair Tax on Flying Campaign turned out in force in Westminster on Tuesday (7 November 2017) to press the call for a significant cut in Air Passenger Duty (APD) in the forthcoming Budget. Representatives of Airlines UK, the AOA, BAR-UK, ABTA, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines and Bristol Airport supported the Rt Hon Grant …

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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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