As debate and lobbying on the controversial Air Passenger Duty in the UK intensified last month, Glasgow Prestwick Airport urged the UK government to scrap the ADP and devolve it to the Scottish government to permit a joined-up approach to economic development. "The impact of APD is simply devastating," said CEO Iain Cochrane. "Since the doubling of APD from £5 to £10 in 2008, we estimate the loss of inbound tourists through Glasgow Prestwick to have cost the ...

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