The UK’s Air Passenger Duty (APD) is to rise next year on medium- and long-haul routes. The rate for short-haul flights will stay the same, according to the UK Government.

From April 1, 2021, medium- and long-haul economy travellers will pay £82 (R1 794) on the flight outbound from the UK, a rise of £2 (R44).

Premium class passengers on medium- or long-haul flights will pay £180 (R3 937), an increase of £4 (R88).