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Air Passenger Duty: Northern Ireland

Question for Treasury

UIN HL3294, tabled on 21 October 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether Airport Passenger Duty is applied to internal flights from Northern Ireland within the UK; and if so, what plans there are for this to cease.

Answered on

4 November 2021

Air Passenger Duty (APD) is a per-passenger tax levied on flights departing from UK airports, including those between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.

At Budget, the Government announced that, from April 2023, it would introduce a new reduced domestic band of APD, covering flights between England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, in order to support connectivity across the UK.

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