The Air Travel Advisory Bureau is prepared to co-ordinate legal claims against UK airlines that have not refunded Air Passenger Duty to passengers who have booked tickets but not flown. The ATAB, which has joined forces with London law firm Barker Gillette, claims some airlines have withheld tens of millions of pounds from their customers since the tax was first imposed in 1994. ATAB chairman Tony White said: “It is a scandal that some airlines hang on to this money. It never belonged to them. It’s a tax collected on the behalf of the Government. “With a couple of exceptions, most
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