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APPG steps up battle for more affordable pilot training

February 5, 2019

The number of students in Britain learning to become airline pilots is far below its potential because of much higher training costs in this country compared to elsewhere in the world.

That’s the view of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on General Aviation (APPG-GA), which has now met with a senior Government minister in a bid to change this. The Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Robert Jenrick MP, said he would see what could be done to make training cheaper.

The APPG-GA wants to see VAT and Excise Duty slashed or scrapped for students wanting to become commercial pilots. They also pressed the minister to get the Government to remove the 20 per cent VAT on avgas, used in training aircraft.

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