Rishi Sunak Says “NO” to New Taxes on Travel

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has said he will not be implementing new taxes on flying

In his speech on Net Zero on Wednesday 20th September, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, said he would not be implementing new taxes on flying.

Mark Tanzer, Chief Executive Officer, ABTA said:“The tourism industry is already working hard to reduce carbon emissions, not least through Sustainable Aviation’s plan to reach net zero by 2050. The aviation sector is committed to making greater use of sustainable aviation fuels (SAF), and needs continued Government support for investment to help bring down emissions. The Prime Minister’s announcement today shows that the debate around how to achieve net zero is a significant and live one, and ABTA is in close contact with all political stakeholders to make sure the interests of its members and their customers are taken into account.”