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A4A Opposes Increase In The UK Air Passenger Duty

December 10, 2012

A4A: 'Burdensome Tax' Depresses Demand, Unfairly Penalizes Customers The U.S. airline trade industry organization Airlines for America (A4A) has issued the a statement opposing the United Kingdom's increase to the Air Passenger Duty (APD) by 2.5 percent. The APD is the largest single tax passengers face anywhere in the world, with the increase, amounting to about $107 for economy tickets and $215 on all other cabins for flights to the United States.

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