Air tax 'could discourage tourists travelling to the UK'

Taxes have increased by 8% for air passengers.

Some airlines, including British Airways and Virgin, say the increase will damage business and could stop tourists travelling to the UK.

For long haul flights of more than 4,000 miles it's gone up from £85 to £92 per person.

Joe Lynam reports.

  • Published
  • Section
    BBC News