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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]

A Flybe Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 (Image: Aviation Media Agency)

Flybe reaches deal to avoid collapse

Regional airline Flybe (BE/EEE) has reached a deal with its principal investors Virgin Atlantic, Stobart Group and Cyrus Capital, to inject more money into the struggling airline to avoid its collapse this week. The deal was reached with the help of the UK Government who have agreed, as a matter [read more]

Heathrow Airport

Heathrow increases domestic passenger discount

Heathrow, the UK’s busiest airport, has announced it is increasing the discount for a UK domestic passenger by 50%. The discount was introduced to make it cheaper for domestic passengers to use Londons Heathrow Airport (LHR/EGLL) and encourage domestic flights. It counters some of the harmful effects of the Governments [read more]