Government sets out plans to cut taxes on flights within UK

Michael Holder
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The government is seeking to reform Air Passenger Duty to support UK aviation after Brexit and Covid-19
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The government is seeking to reform Air Passenger Duty to support UK aviation after Brexit and Covid-19

Treasury consults on slashing Air Passenger Duty for domestic flights, yet also moves to tweak tax bands to combat CO2 from long-haul flights

Proposals to cut taxes on domestic flights within the UK while potentially increasing the duty paid on long-haul international aviation have been unveiled by the government today, in a move it claimed...

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