The UK risks losing up to 120,000 jobs from the aviation sector over the next two decades if it does not improve competitiveness, according to a new IATA report. Lack of airport infrastructure in southeast England, the world’s highest rate of passenger charges and taxes, together with a relatively restrictive visa regime are the main negative factors that could impinge on the country’s aviation sector, which currently accounts for 1.6 million jobs and contributes £89 ...

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