UK chancellor of the exchequer Jeremy Hunt has confirmed in his Spring Budget speech on March 6, 2024, that he will increase the air passenger duty (APD) for business and first-class passengers on domestic and international flights departing from the UK. The duty applies on each ticket purchased. Current APD rates range from £6.50 ($8.29) and £601 ($766.47), with factors including class of travel and distance. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) estimated, under the current charges, that the tax would have raised £3.8bn ($4.8bn) in 2023-2024. Trade association representing UK airports Airport Operators Association chief executive Karen Dee said:

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