50% APD cut consultation launched today in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport is set to welcome deputy first minister John Swinney today (Monday, 14 March) to the launch the Scottish Government’s policy consultation paper on cutting Air Passenger Duty (APD) by 50%.
Chief Executive Gordon Dewar said: “We warmly welcome the Scottish Government’s well documented position that Air Passenger Duty (APD) is a regressive tax that hampers growth.
“We are delighted to welcome Mr Swinney here today and it is great that the Scottish Government has chosen to launch this consultation paper at Scotland’s busiest airport.
“Edinburgh Airport will continue to make the strong case and highlight the benefits of a 50 per cent cut to APD in one move in April 2018.”
Read the consultation paper here. 
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