According to the Treasury, the
increase in duty is to reduce air travel and help protect the environment. Air
passengers face a 7% increase in the cost of the average short-haul flight.
But research by Prudential Travel insurance found that despite agreeing in
principle to an increase in air tax for short-haul flights, almost a fifth – 19%
– of British people do not think they will fly less in future to reduce their
The research also found that of those planning to travel in the next 12
months, a quarter were completely unaware of the rise in air passenger duty.
Just 3% felt discouraged about flying in light of the increase.
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