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The acceptability of existing and potential future aviation taxes in the United
Kingdom is explored using a focus group methodology. Focus group participants
preferred an independently managed and accountable trust fund to use aviation
tax for environmental improvements over the current Air Passenger Duty system.
In terms of where additional aviation tax revenues should be spent, there was
greatest support for improving United Kingdom surface transport and developing
aircraft technology. Participants were tentatively supportive of the European
Union Emission Trading Scheme, although would like to see companies within
the scheme striving for maximum carbon reductions.