Research using the airline industry’s own data shows, cutting aviation tax is a tax cut for the wealthy.
The Scottish Parliament now has the power to set aviation tax. The SNP government propose to cut it. Their plans will leave Scotland with £700 million less for public services and irrevocably damage the environment.
We believe cutting Air Departure Tax is wrong. Research using the industry’s own data shows, it is a tax cut for the wealthy. It will not help families go on holiday. And it will leave the environmentally-damaging aviation industry effectively untaxed.