U.K. Air Passenger Duty Structure A Sham, Say Airlines

The U.K. government yesterday rejected proposals to change the way its controversial air passenger duty (APD) is calculated. An anomaly in the four-band system means that passengers flying from London to the Caribbean will continue to pay more tax than those traveling to U.S. West Coast points and...

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