The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) has stepped forward to voice its strong opposition to Britain's air passenger duty (APD), which has increased by 140% for economy class and 325% for business class since 2007.
"It is now time for a declaration of interdependence among travel industry bodies," said chief executive Martin Craigs.
"The travel industry is being victimised disproportionately by this tax. It negatively impacts travel industry jobs in the UK and abroad at a time when we desperately need to create growth."
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