Xl Leisure News

XL collapse forces rise in ATOL levy

XL collapse forces rise in ATOL levy

25th Aug 2009 Airline News

The ATOL levy on package holidays is to rise from October to make up the shortfall created by the collapse of XL Leisure last September. The Air Travel Trust Fund said it had to pay out nearly £29m to repatriate stranded XL customers, as well as refund those who had made bookings but did not travel.