APD row to become 'more vocal'

Taylor, Ian
October 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);10/30/2009, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports that leaders in the tourism industry and airlines in Great Britain are threatening an increasingly vocal campaign against Air Passenger Duty (APD) amid rising anger at the government. Willie Walsh, chief executive officer (CEO) of British Airways (BA), has warned that the tax rises could cost the economy billions, while travel management company Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) forecast the extra APD would cost its clients 9 million pounds a year.


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