Tagged as "Air Passenger Duty"
May 31 2016
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 …
Sep 18 2015
The Treasury recently published a paper on options for limiting any impact on UK regional airports of possible cuts to Air Passenger Duty in Scotland. The Scottish Government has indicated its plan to halve and then reduce APD from its airports following devolution …
May 1 2015
With the election just a few days away, we take a look at what political parties have been saying about airport expansion and other aviation related issues, including Air Passenger Duty (APD).
Mar 13 2015
Following the publication of the House of Commons Transport Select Committee’s report on smaller airports (of up to 5 million passengers per year), AEF calls on the Government to help manage the local environmental impacts of airports and airfields across the UK.
Dec 3 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The chancellor today announced that Air Passenger Duty on children’s flights is to be scrapped for all economy class tickets. From May 2015, APD for children under 12 will be abolished and in the following year, APD for all children …
Nov 28 2014
The Smith Commission has announced that control over Air Passenger Duty for flights from Scottish airports would be devolved to the Scottish Government. The announcement means that APD could be scrapped on flights from Scottish airports.
Nov 6 2014
In the absence of fuel duty and VAT on international aviation, or a more progressive tax where those who fly and emit more CO2 pay a correspondingly higher price, Air Passenger Duty will have to do
Mar 19 2014
The AEF was surprised by the announcement in the Budget Statement that Air Passenger Duty (APD) on long haul flights over 4000 miles will be reduced from 1st April 2015 to the current level for flights to the USA.