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Civil Aviation

Domestic Air Passenger Duty to be reviewed

Air Passenger Duty for domestic flights is to be reviewed under plans by the UK Government. Air Passenger Duty or APD, is charged on all outbound flights from UK airports which means that on a domestic flight, you will pay APD in both directions as opposed to a flight to [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Carwyn Jones would scrap Air Passenger Duty

Welsh first minister, Carwyn Jones has called for the UK Government to devolve air passenger duty (APD) to Wales following a new report. The report from Aviation Consultants Northpoint, which was commisioned for the Welsh Government, says that without Air Passenger Duty on long-haul flights, passenger numbers at Cardiff Airport could [read more]

British Airways 747 G-CIVI at Cardiff Airport (Image: Nick Harding/Aviation Wales)
Cardiff Airport News

Lords back Air Passenger Duty devolution

As the Wales bill passed through the house of lords the argument regarding Air Passenger Duty (APD) was raised once again with many Lords adding their voices to the argument that at the very least, Long Haul APD should be devolved.. Air Passenger Duty is a tax imposed by the [read more]

Andrew RT Davies APD Qoute (Images courtesy of Wales Air Forum)
Cardiff Airport News

Wales United for Air Passenger Duty Campaign

Aviation Wales and Wales Air Forum have united to start a devolved Air Passenger Duty campaign called APD 4 Wales The announcement was made in a press release by the two leading Welsh Aerospace and Aviation sites which said:  Aviation Wales and Wales Air Forum have today announced that they [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Air Passenger Duty: Its Our Right

One of the most hotly debated topics concerning Wales and in particular, Cardiff Airport is the devolution of Air Passenger Duty (APD), the unfair tax levied by the UK Government on passengers flying from the UK. The Silk Commission report on devolved powers to Wales recommended that Air Passenger Duty [read more]

Civil Aviation

Ryanair announces new route from Leeds Bradford

Ryanair (FR/RYR) has today announced a new twice-weekly route from Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA/EGNM) to Poznan, Poland. The new winter route starts on 4th December 2021 and operates until March 2022. Ryanair’s Director of Commercial, Jason Mc Guinness, said: “As Europe’s No.1 airline, Ryanair remains committed to re-building Europe’s aviation [read more]

Civil Aviation

Ryanair: 6 new winter routes from Birmingham

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has announced six new routes from Birmingham Airport (BHX/EGBB) for Winter 2021/22. From October, new destinations from Birmingham will include Bergamo, Lisbon, Bucharest, Shannon, Turin and Vilnius. The new routes bring the total of winter routes from Birmingham with Ryanair to 28 this season. Ryanair’s [read more]