TITLE

TAXING TIMES

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);4/27/2007, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the opposition of the Federation of Tour Operators (FTO) to the decision of the British government to increase Air Passenger Duty (APD). Airlines are being obliged to pay for APD increases levied to bookings made prior to the announcement of the APD increase. The author notes that FTO could not follow suit because the Package Travel Regulations compel airlines to absorb additional tax or duty worth up to 2 percent of a booking.
ACCESSION #
25158069

 

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