UK government yesterday rejected a request by CAA to impose a £1 ($1.76) levy per passenger on all UK-originating international flights to fund its ATOL scheme to protect customers when tour operators fail (ATWOnline, Sept. 26). The proposal was criticized by both easyJet and Ryanair and both airlines welcomed Monday's decision by Aviation Minister Karen Buck. "It is crazy that passengers buying tickets on Ryanair for £1 or in some cases free should have to pay a 100% tax in order ...

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