UK flight costs slashed as Rishi Sunak announces cut to air passenger duty

He said: “This will help the cost of living, with nine million passengers seeing their duty cut by half.

“It will bring people together across the UK.

“And because they tend to have a greater proportion of domestic passengers, it’s a boost to regional airports like Aberdeen, Belfast, Inverness and Southampton.”

Financial support for regional airports was also announced.

The extended support will be for six months.

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