Air Travel Tax

Air Travel Tax applied to passenger departures on flights from certain Irish airports from 30 March 2009 until 1 April 2014.

Air Travel Tax ceased to be effective from 1 April 2014. Airline Operators must keep records for a period of six years.

Air Travel Tax rates

Passenger typeRate

Aircraft that are:

- capable of carrying 20 or more passengers


- departing from airports where the number of passenger departures in the previous year was more than 50,000

€3 per passenger

Crew or any relief crew


Disabled person (Council Regulation (EC) No. 1107/2006 applies)


Person travelling with a disabled person to provide care and assistance


Child under two years of age not occupying an aircraft seat


Transit or transfer passengers


Information for Traders

Airline Operators seeking further information about Air Travel Tax should consult the Air Travel Tax Manual.