Edinburgh airport chief unhappy about Scottish government’s decision not to reduce air passenger duty

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Edinburgh airport chief executive Gordon Dewar has described the Scottish government’s decision not to reduce air passenger duty (APD) as a “short sighted” move, which contributed to Norwegian’s decision to cut two routes from the gateway this winter. Airport taxis Edinburgh Speaking at the Routes Europe conference in Bilbao on 22 April, Dewar described the … Read moreEdinburgh airport chief unhappy about Scottish government’s decision not to reduce air passenger duty

Edinburgh Airport complains about Air Passenger Duty

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Giving control over Air Passenger Duty (APD) to the Scottish Parliament could encourage visitors to come to the country for the Ryder Cup and Commonwealth Games, transport and tourism bosses say. The Commonwealth Games and the Ryder Cup will be held in Scotland next year but some industry leaders believe tourists could be put off … Read moreEdinburgh Airport complains about Air Passenger Duty