Ryanair CEO: UK air passenger duty makes UK airports ‘uncompetitive’ versus EU counterparts

    Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary urged (31-Aug-2021) the UK Government to suspend air passenger duty, claiming the tax makes UK airports “uncompetitive” against their lower cost EU counterparts. Mr O’Leary said the carrier has added capacity at EU airports to avoid the duty, adding a lack of government support for aviation is creating “further barriers” to traffic and growth. [more – original PR]

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