A north-east Tory claimed the Scottish Government's reputation has been damaged after it emerged ministers sent letters committing themselves to abolishing Air Departure Tax (ADT).
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Aviation industry representatives and tourism organisations have jointly requested an urgent meeting with Nicola Sturgeon after the Scottish Government’s U-turn on a new air departure tax.
Aberdeen City Council will take its fight to secure local authority control over Air Departure Tax (ADT) to the Scottish Parliament.
Nicola Sturgeon has signalled that she is considering dropping Scottish Government support for the third runway at Heathrow.
The SNP's flagship policy for a £150 million airline industry tax break has been axed amid fury from Aberdeen airport and north-east businesses.
The Scottish Government has announced it is abandoning plans to cut air departure tax after declaring a climate emergency.
MSPs will vote this week on scrapping a £150 million tax break for the airline industry in an attempt to force Nicola Sturgeon to axe the controversial policy.
Scottish Government plans to reduce a flight tax will face a vote in Parliament as Labour pushes for the SNP policy to be scrapped.
Nicola Sturgeon has indicated she is considering dropping the Scottish Government’s plans for a £150 million tax break for the airline industry.
Plans to delay cutting Air Passenger Duty (APD) have been described as a “bitter blow” for Aberdeen.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted that the Scottish Government remains “absolutely determined” to safeguard tax-free flights from the Highlands and islands.
North-east MSP, Gillian Martin, has claimed the introduction of new air departure tax cuts will boost the region's economy.
Scottish ministers could deliver a massive economic boost to the Highlands and islands by slashing the cost of flights to the region.