Thursday June 4, 2020

Fearghal O'Connor: O'Leary floats free flights plan

Ryanair boss says airport revenues could be shared if air passenger duty scrapped

23rd November, 2016
Michael O'Leary. Pic: Pixabay

It has been a while since the full force of Ryanair’s in-house publicity machine Michael O’Leary was unleashed on an unsuspecting public.

But with Britain's chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond preparing to make his eagerly-awaited first post-Brexit Autumn Statement later today, O’Leary was back in action again this week. It was no coincidence that he was creating headlines to encourage the British government to finally abolish air passenger duty (APD)...

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