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ABTA urges Treasury to scrap APD

Press Release | 3rd Apr 2009 in Airline News

The Association of British Travel Agents has weighed into the UK government’s decision to raise Air Passenger Duty in November, and called for a meeting with the Treasury.ABTA says the increases will particularly harm low-income families as well as tourism in developing countries. And that the changes will erode the UK’s inbound tourism numbers as foreign visitors will be forced to pay a higher APD on the return leg of their journey. → Read More

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