Posts Tagged ‘ George Osborne ’

Happy birthday

Jun 7th, 2016 | By
cartoon of angry suitcase

The second Severn bridge is 20. The traffic was unusually heavy for a Monday mid-morning so maybe they had converged on the toll booths to celebrate this birthday.



No APD for under 12’s and under 16’s.

Dec 3rd, 2014 | By

George Osborne in his Autumn statement today has said that air passenger duty for children under 12 will be abolished on economy flights from next May.



What’s hot: January 2013

Dec 30th, 2012 | By

CD-Traveller tells you what’s hot and what’s not in the travel world. This month Peckham and Virginia are making waves, but there’s criticism for cruise ships and the Chancellor’s increase of APD



Will the proposed hike in APD, clip our wings?

Sep 17th, 2011 | By

The British travel industry is up in arms: the Chancellor is expected to raise the Air Passenger Duty (APD) – aka flight tax – by 25 percent in his autumn statement on November 29 and industry insiders are worried that British holidaymakers will subsequently stop flying abroad.