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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 airport flown from.
Six in 10 (63%) say that all countries in the world should charge the same level of APD.
A majority (60%) also said that the cost of flying is very important in determining how often they travel abroad...