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#Travel Tax

# travel-tax - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Michael O'Leary: The government should scrap one of Ireland's 'greatest policy catastrophes'

The Ryanair boss said the air travel tax should be formally abolished.

# travel-tax - Monday 28 October, 2013

An Taisce claim air-travel tax will be re-introduced to combat climate change

The environmental group says that scrapping the tax makes no “long-term sense” and wants Ireland to make increasing use of ferry crossings.

# travel-tax - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

EU decision means government may seek extra taxes from airlines

The European Commission says the previous version of the travel tax was unfair to Irish airlines – who must now cough up extra.

# travel-tax - Friday 9 March, 2012

TheJournal.ie’s progress report for the Government: Tourism

Increasing tourism is seen as one of the most important ways for Ireland to revive the economy. How has Leo Varadkar done?

# travel-tax - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Ryanair breaks passenger record and calls for an end to travel tax

Ryanair boss has hit out at the government and the Dublin Airport Authority, saying that the travel tax and high fees are crippling Irish tourism.

# travel-tax - Friday 29 July, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: New bid to tackle hospital waiting lists, still no progress in the US debt crisis, and bad news if you think you’ve just won a Jaguar…

# travel-tax - Friday 17 June, 2011

European Commission closes legal case against Irish air travel tax

The Commission had claimed that the two-tier tax was unfair to overseas passengers, but accepts the recent reform.

# travel-tax - Tuesday 10 May, 2011

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished Jobs Initiative This post contains a poll

Jobs intiative will see levy on private pensions - but travel tax abolished

Michael Noonan’s jobs initiative will see a levy of 0.6 per cent on private pensions, which will fund VAT and PRSI cuts.

# travel-tax - Monday 18 April, 2011

Ryanair repeats calls for DAA "monopoly" break-up

Traffic in Dublin Airport fell by 3.4 per cent in February, leading Ryanair to call for the end to DAA’s “failed monopoly”.

# travel-tax - Friday 11 February, 2011

FF made Ireland 'Europe's biggest loser', says Ryanair

The travel tax is blamed, as independent research shows air travel in Ireland was hit harder than anywhere else in Europe.

# travel-tax - Friday 3 December, 2010

FG and Labour launch alternative budget proposals

FG and Labour launch alternative budget proposals

Fine Gael would hold off on increases to income tax until the economic recovery creates new jobs, according to its budget plan.

# travel-tax - Wednesday 1 December, 2010

Europe ready to declare Irish 'travel tax' illegal - Ryanair

The low-fares airline says it has received government documents showing that the European Commission found the €10 illegal.

# travel-tax - Wednesday 8 September, 2010

Ryanair cuts 21% of flights to Shannon airport

The budget airline blames the government’s 10% travel tax for disincentivising travel to the Co Clare airport.