Airlines have criticised the coalition government in the UK for slow progress in reforming the controversial Air Passenger Duty (APD). Concerns are growing in the airline industry that promised reforms to the costly tax promised last year have been “kicked into the long grass” as government focuses on reducing the public deficit. The government pledged in its coalition manifesto last year to reform the APD – a tax which is imposed on every passenger on aircraft leaving Britain except those who are on transfer. The pledge proposed moving APD to a per plane taxation system, which airlines claim will mean

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