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News from the AEF
from May 2016

Economic and environmental concerns about Scottish Government’s Air Passenger Duty plans

AEF has responded to a consultation on the Scottish Government’s plans to reduce and replace Air Passenger Duty (APD), challenging the potential economic benefits and highlighting the environmental impacts. APD is being devolved to the Scottish Government under the Scotland Act 2016. The …

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Are Heathrow’s concessions enough to address the impacts of a third runway?

Heathrow has announced a series of environmental concessions, based on those proposed by the Airports Commission, which it hopes will persuade the Government to give it permission to build a third runway. Heathrow claims to go beyond the Airports Commission’s …

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