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NEWS & OFFERS: Government looks at APD for Flybe, Qatar Manchester QSuites & Qatar sale extended
Government looks at APD to help Flybe In the last couple of days reports have emerged that suggest that Flybe needs further funding to help survive the winter offseason. This comes only a short time after Flybe’s new owners, Connect Airways, a group which includes Virgin Atlantic spent tens of millions to help rescue Flybe last year. Today Transport Minister Grant Shapps is holding talks about potentially cutting air passenger taxes on all domestic flights to help it survive. In order to comply with European rules about state funding, the government can't just make an exception for Flybe. Flybe argues