Airport charges to be slashed

A move to cut airport terminal charges by up to 40 per cent over the next four years has been welcomed by transport minister Leo Varadkar, as discussions continue on government proposals to abolish the travel tax in return for airlines increasing pas

4th June, 2011

A move to cut airport terminal charges by up to 40 per cent over the next four years has been welcomed by transport minister Leo Varadkar, as discussions continue on government proposals to abolish the travel tax in return for airlines increasing passenger numbers.

Varadkar described the lowering of the price cap imposed by the Irish Aviation Authority as another incentive to airlines to increase routes and bring more visitors to Ireland.

He said it followed...

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