AIR TAX EH?
Belgium phone number list Yeah proper! Here is the plan in draft form. Commencing November 1st 2009, passengers flying with economic system tickets might be asked to pay a further £50 to Antigua/Barbuda. That seems to be a disguised tax. The real plan may simply be to tax their maximum trustworthy vacationers-their first elegance top-rated destination vacationers. Belgium phone number list Think of this: Antigua/Barbuda is certainly one of their maximum reliable high-quality ticket locations. From London to Antigua, the distance is 4048 miles or 6515 km. If they had determined to raise the first magnificence passengers alone, some humans could have truely switched to economy. Belgium phone number list So what they have carried out is to price the primary elegance passengers £a hundred extra, and economic system passengers £50, and as quickly as passengers get accustomed, they plan to increase the tax to £150 for his or her privileged magnificence vacationers and £75 for financial system passengers next yr. Belgium phone number list Other Caribbean Air Destinations: London to Trinidad is roughly 4431 miles or 7131 km; London to St. Lucia is 4350 miles or 7050km and from London to Barbados is 4203 miles or 6744km.
THE COCKEYED TAX
Belgium phone number list Let us have a look at the proposed 4-tiered charge structure to find out if in truth the proposed tax is equitable. Belgium phone number list The charge bands into which international locations are allocated depend on the distances from London to the airlines destinations' capital cities. The better the band, the more the tax--supposedly:
Band A class encompasses international locations whose capital cities are 2000 miles or less from London.
Band B covers capitals whose distances fall among B 2001-4000 miles.
Belgium phone number list Band C. Covers nations in which distances to their capitals fall among 4001-6000 miles.
Band D covers nations wherein distances from London to their capitals are over 6000 miles.