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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]

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Welsh Tories claim airport purchase wasted millions

The Welsh Conservatives have claimed that the Welsh Government wasted millions when it purchased Cardiff Airport in 2013. Andrew RT Davies claimed Labour showed a “stunning failure to safeguard taxpayers’ money” when it paid £52m for the airport following a report by the Wales Audit Office published today. Mr Davies [read more]