TITLE

APD rises will have serious effect on long-haul travel

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);8/14/2009, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that market analyst Mintel has warned that forthcoming rises in Air Passenger Duty (APD) in Great Britain pose a significant threat to long-haul travel. Mintel argued that the basis of the APD increases is that most long-haul passengers could afford such a rise. It was revealed that charter carriers will feel the sharpest impact. Mintel concludes any government serious about cutting carbon emissions will seek to reduce flying through taxation.
ACCESSION #
43937262

 

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