Air Passenger Duty (APD)

Scotland U-turns on air tax cut

The Scottish government has scrapped plans to reduce the air departure tax for passengers flying from airports in the country after it faced criticism over the environmental impact of the move. The...

UK air passenger growth stalls

Although 292 million passengers travelled through UK airports in 2018, traffic growth more than halved on the previous year to 2.7 per cent.Figures released by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAACivil...

MPs unite to challenge APD

MPs from across the political spectrum have joined forces to form an All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Air Passenger Duty (APDAir Passenger Duty (UK only): An excise duty charged on the...

Scotland APD changes delayed

The Scottish government has been looking into changing the much-disputed Air Passenger Duty (APDAir Passenger Duty (UK only): An excise duty charged on the carriage of passengers flying on an...

Heathrow joins call to axe APD

Heathrow airport has released the details of a letter to Chancellor Phillip Hammond in which it urges the Government to scrap Air Passenger Duty (APDAir Passenger Duty (UK only): An excise duty...