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Old 8th Jan 2019, 16:14
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nighthawk117
 
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Originally Posted by Breathe View Post
Without wanting to go too of topic, how come INV manages to get around the rule for being exempt from APD like airports in Northern Ireland?
I'm not 100% sure, and its an interesting question.

You cant pick and choose airports, but you can give exceptions based on geographic area - e.g Northern Ireland and Highlands & Islands in the case of Inverness. I guess you could try and add an exception for "Ayrshire", but that may be pushing it a little, and I'm sure GLA would be very quick to challenge the legality of it if you did.
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