Ryanair 737-800. Photo: Courtesy, Boeing. The Irish government decided to retain the €3 ($4.30) air travel tax after it failed to reach agreement with airlines to reinstate canceled routes and restore dropped capacity. The tax on passengers leaving Irish airports was reduced from €10 to €3 for long-haul flights in last December's budget and the government, as part of a so-called jobs initiative to stimulate its economy and tourism, had suggested it would suspend ...

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