All posts tagged "George Osborne"

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    Airline CEOs Respond to the UK Budget APD Increases

    Air Passenger Duty is to continue increasing in the UK despite the travel industry’s pleas for Chancellor George Osborne to abolish the aviation tax. APD will rise “in line with inflation” from April 2014 in addition to the 2% increase already scheduled for next month.  The lowest rates of APD for journeys...

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    UK Industry Condemns Chancellor for APD Increase

    Industry bodies in the UK have reacted furiously by a decision by George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, to increase Air Passenger Duty. While widely expected, the UK Government has been heavily criticised following an announcement made during the Autumn Statement that the tax on all long-haul flights and in premium cabins...