LCCs such as easyJet support a per plane duty. Photo: EasyJet A319. By Rob Finlayson. [REVISED] The UK government decided not to replace the country’s current Air Passenger Duty with a “per plane duty,” and it froze the APD at current levels, delaying the planned increase for a year. It also dropped plans to impose the tax on transit and transfer passengers as well as non-passenger services, notably dedicated freight transport. It did, however, propose extending the ...

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