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Air Passenger Duty (APD)

UK currency
6 Oct 2017
Transfer requires approval by EU Commission
Planes at Heathrow airport
20 Sep 2017
Airport says tax cut would save £225m a year
A report accuses airlines of limiting consumer choice through consolidation
18 Sep 2017
APD adds £400 million burden
Holyrood backs 50% cut in air tax
21 Jun 2017
New devolved tax from April 2018
4 May 2017
UK carriers also set out priorities for Brexit negotiations and airport expansion
Holyrood backs 50% cut in air tax
3 Apr 2017
Committee backs proposals for a 50% cut in APD but wants more detailed plan
24 Nov 2016
Airline execs including Willie Walsh and Carolyn McCall called for the tax to be scrapped
Airbus A380 at Farnborough International Airshow
18 Nov 2016
The Big Infrastructure Group wants the government to follow Scotland’s lead for APD
Carolyn McCall, Easyjet CEO
9 Sep 2016
CEOs gather at London's Global Aviation Festival
22 Aug 2016
Think-tank Reform Scotland backs scrapping air duty
1 Aug 2016
Government publishes responses to three-month consultation
Flybe plane
5 Jul 2016
Airline CEO says that air tax should be raised at Heathrow and Gatwick to pay for reduction
2 Jun 2016
Environmental campaigners have urged for a rethink to a 50% cut in APD
31 May 2016
Norway plans to introduce an €8.50 duty to all flights
Norwegian aircraft
28 Apr 2016
Airlines4Europe says European governments are 'shooting themselves in the foot' with air tax policies
Chancellor George Osborne 2014 Budget. Photo: London News Pictures/Rex
16 Mar 2016
Flybe CEO says 'discriminatory' tax has stifled regional economic growth
Newcastle airport
11 Mar 2016
Majority of MPs think APD rates should remain the same across the UK
10 Mar 2016
Policy makers and campaigners are considering the impact of APD devolution
7 Mar 2016
Call comes ahead of May elections in Scotland
16 Feb 2016
Organisation says the issue must be addressed in March Budget