TITLE

TOP STORY: APD RISE 'WON'T DETER TRAVEL

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);9/17/2010, Vol. 5 Issue 2035, p60
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the impact of the tax hike of the Air Passenger Duty (APD) in Great Britain on Air New Zealand PLC and Tui Travel PLC. It notes that Air New Zealand has launched a premium economy cabin comprising one-quarter of the seats on flights from Great Britain in April 2010 despite an APD rate of 170 pounds. Moreover, it mentions that Tui Travel is prepared not to install premium economy seats in its fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners due to the tax.
ACCESSION #
54403418

 

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