TITLE

Operators threaten court action on APD

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);2/2/2007, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the threat from travel operators in Great Britain with legal action over the increase in Air Passenger Duty. There might be confusion at airports as airlines demand payments at check-in. Operators believe APD is illegal under the Chicago Convention of 1944 which limits tax on aviation and the treatment of tour operators could be in breach of the Human Rights Act.
ACCESSION #
24377456

 

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