Charges on the up will let travel companies down

Taylor, Ian
April 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);4/24/2009, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports that the sales of travel companies of Great Britain are likely to suffer due to rise in value-added tax (VAT), and air passenger duty (APD). APD on economy flights would result in higher fare that would eventually impact the sales. VAT is also likely to be increased from 15% to 17.5%. The Department for Transport wants additional revenue in the Air Travel Trust fund from October 2009.


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