The UK government decided to postpone a decision to replace the country's current Air Passenger Duty with a "per plane duty." The new coalition government had indicated in its manifesto that it would swap the APD, which is scheduled to increase further in November, for an aircraft-based tax (ATW Daily News, May 17), but the change is not part of the government's emergency budget measures for 2010 announced this week. The delay does not mean a transition to a PPD is ...

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