UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt Will Not Reverse ~12% Increase To Air Passenger Duty Tax
News - Travel 15-Mar-2023
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt decided against (via This Is Money) stopping the rise of air passenger duty today in his budget, so it will rise in line with inflation this year resulting in travellers paying a double-digit hike in Air Passenger Duty (APD) on long haul flights to the USA (to visit Walt Disney World). The increase will be around 12% on average for long haul flights. From about £91 to £102.47 per person on economy seats.
However, holidaymakers flying economy to short-haul destinations such as France (to Disneyland Paris) will only see a much smaller increase of around £1.64.
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