O'Leary will be happy.
Do the most to reduce international travel costs by introducing competition to upset Aer Lingus - take our many ads and structure your website ro highlight the effect of government taxes and levies in your industry and what do they do - they put up more charges.
One of the few exports we still have is tourism - what *rsehole put up the charges?
at the risk of having Cael start up his soapbox - shure it's like the berlin wall, only with aeroplanes - they don't want us to leave. Now if the ferries had levies we'd be really screwed
We need tourists spending their hard earned currency in our country.
Weekend tourist - spends €300
1week + tourist - spends €1000+
Keeps people in employment. Genrates extra taxes
Are they so blind that they cannot see how the real economy works, hidden away in Merrion Street.
Wage cuts? Three day weeks? Redundancies? Mothball the unused sections?
Can't help flights of fancy.
Details Fare p.p. Taxes & Charges Total
1 Adult(s): EUR 4.99 EUR 29.99 EUR 34.98
Handling Fee: EUR 5.00
Pre-Paid Bag Fee: EUR 15.00
Seating Fee: EUR 10.00
TOTAL EUR 64.98
Here is what it just cost me for a flight to Dublin. This is on an advertised €5 fare.
‘The Great only appear great because we are on our knees: Let Us Rise!’ “ (James Larkin)
If all else fails there is likely a B&B up the road, the facilities and comfort in most B&Bs rival what you'll get in a hotel anyway.