Britain's Airport Operators Association (AOA) claims that least 60% of MPs would support proposals to follow Scotland and reduce the UK's unpopular Air Passenger Duty (APD) by 50% if the Scottish Government goes ahead and cuts the hugely unpopular tax.
The UK government’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has abolished air passenger duty (APD) for children under the age of 12 in his Autumn Statement today.
The negative impact of UK air passenger duty (APD) and whether Gatwick or Heathrow should be expanded were the central issues debated at yesterday’s Airport Operators Association (AOA) annual conference.
As Blackpool Airport handles its last flight and closes today, the Airport Operators Association (AOA) has called on the government and the Civic Aviation Authority (CAA) to do more to help smaller gateways.
UK airports are growing while reducing carbon and managing noise, according to a report launched in Parliament today by the Airport Operators Association (AOA).
A survey of 25 UK airports carried out by the Airport Operators Association (AOA) has found they are optimistic passenger numbers will increase in 2014.
Increased high-speed rail connections to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and the impending awarding of the new franchise for Gatwick Express, were on the agenda at the UK AirRail conference yesterday.