1 Jun 2018

Airlines say border tax will be difficult to implement

From Nine To Noon, 9:08 am on 1 June 2018

Airlines flying in and out of New Zealand say they're not set up to collect the government's proposed 25-dollar border tax.The specific details of how the tax will work will be made public in the next few weeks, but it's expected Australians and Pacific Islanders, as well as New Zealanders will be exempted. Lynn talks with the Board of Airlines Representatives, which represents 29 airlines flying in and out of New Zealand. BARNZ is also ramping up criticism of Auckland Airport, which it says is too expensive, and slow to process arrivals.