Air Passenger Duty (APD) to rise in 2022

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  • Tom Otley
    Keymaster

    This is being reported by The Guardian this evening

    Cost of flights to rise as Rishi Sunak prepares to raise air passenger duty
    Exclusive: chancellor to boost green credentials by hitting environmentally damaging long-haul flights

    It never seems to go down, that’s for sure…

    APD to be increased in 2021

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    Swissdiver
    Participant

    How absurd would it be to increase APD without consulting other European countries. This would be a straight encouragement for passengers to purchase tickets abroad!

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    CathayLoyalist2
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    The unpalatable truth is the money borrowed for Covid is going to have to be paid back somehow. No one wants tax rises but aside from borrowing even more there are not that many options. I read that a Frequent Flyer levy is being discussed as part of the Climate debate

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