More costs for air travellers as new tax is introduced

Air travellers will face an additional cost this week, as an aviation tax announced in October’s budget comes into effect.

28th March, 2009

Air travellers will face an additional cost this week, as an aviation tax announced in October’s budget comes into effect.

The air travel tax, which applies to departures from most Irish airports, will come into force tomorrow. A general rate of €10 per passenger will apply, with a lower rate of €2 for shorter air journeys.

The lower rate will be charged on departures from any Irish airport where the destination is 300...

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