Passengers flying long-haul from UK airports may opt for other European airports if the government fails to act on the Air Passenger Duty, according to a poll commissioned by the British Airline Pilots Assn. The government plans to more than double this tax on British airports over the next 18 months. The APD could add up to £85 to the price of a ticket at Heathrow, BALPA contends. The poll found that 90% of adults between the ages of 16 and 64 would fly to Amsterdam to connect to their ...

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