Britain’s House of Lords has joined four British airlines in lobbying the UK Treasury to consider abolishing Air Passenger Duty (APD).  A study commissioned by British Airways, EasyJet, Ryanair and Virgin Atlantic suggests that abolishing APD could boost UK’s GDP by “at least £16 billion [$25 billion) in the first three years and result in almost 60,000 extra jobs in the UK over the longer term.” The study, Economic Impact of Air Passenger ...

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