Air Travel News

Air tax strangling economic growth

Air tax strangling economic growth

23rd Mar 2012 Press Release Airline News

The Chancellor’s decision to push ahead with the double inflation increase in Air Passenger Duty (APD) in the recent budget has been branded as a reckless brake on the economy by the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK).

Rising fuel prices dampening air travel, says IATA

Rising fuel prices dampening air travel, says IATA

20th Apr 2011 Airline News

Rising fuel prices are starting to dampen air travel demand, according to the latest report from IATA, but business travel is maintaining a strong recovery. Economy travel slowed from 4.9% year over year growth in January to 3.3% in February. Premium travel was more robust, slowing from 8.1% to 7.7% over the same periods.

Long haul destinations fight back

Long haul destinations fight back

8th Jul 2010 Press Release Airline News

A catalogue of woes may have hit the long haul holiday market this year but destinations are fighting back hard to overcome the negatives, according to its latest review of the sector by Hayes & Jarvis