ABTA proposal delays ATOL plan

March 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);3/13/2009, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that a Great Britain government consultation on raising the consumer-protection levy has been delayed as the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) studies a proposal by the Association of British Travel Agents. The CAA planned to commence a six-week consultation on increasing the 1 pound ATOL Protection Contribution. But the industry will not see the consultation document until mid or late-April, 2009 amid fears the Department for Transport could increase APC to as much as 3 pounds per booking from October 2009.


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