Scrap tax on children’s flights, say campaigners

MANCHESTER Airports Group (MAG) has thrown its weight behind a campaign calling for an end to Air Passenger Duty (APD) on children's flights.

At present children pay the same tax on their tickets as adults.

The Fair Tax on Flying group – a coalition of aviation, travel and tourism organisations - says this is wrong as there is a "well-established principle" that children are exempt from taxation.

It says APD adds £52 to the cost of a family of four’s flights to destinations in Europe an... For the full story register now for free or login below...