All posts tagged "UK Budget"

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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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    Airline CEOs Respond to UK Budget

    Responding to the UK Budget, Carolyn McCall of easyJet, Willie Walsh of IAG, Michael O’Leary of Ryanair, and Steve Ridgway of Virgin Atlantic, jointly said: “At a time when the Government talks about creating jobs and growth, its blinkered insistence on further increases in Air Passenger Duty achieves precisely the opposite. “Youth...