Belfast International Airport (BFS) will benefit from the decision taken by UK chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne last month to lower the Air Passenger Duty (APD) for direct long-haul flights from Northern Ireland from Nov. 1. According to the measure, the APD on direct long-haul flights from the province will be charged at short-haul rates of £12 for economy passengers and £24 for business and first class. The UK's APD currently is £60/£75/£85 ...

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