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New York route is 'loss making' due to passenger tax
« on: June 21, 2011, 09:40:43 AM »
Continental Airlines said it may be forced to withdraw its Belfast to New York route due to the level of air travel tax.
In Belfast APD adds 60 on every flight to New York. However on its flights from Dublin the tax is three euro.
Managing Director for Continental UK and Ireland, Bob Schumacher, said the Belfast route is making a loss.
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Re: New York route is 'loss making' due to passenger tax
« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2011, 10:03:02 AM »
Yes it's typical of an over taxed country  :-X  only a matter of time before the rug is pulled from under this flight.
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