Thomas Cook UK and Ireland managing director Chris Mottershead said: "From a business point of view it's business as normal because we are not clear on any timelines or final decisions. We have to continue in the belief that the best will come from it." Asked what his main message to government would be, Mottershead added: "We are all aligned that APD has to be removed. That will stimulate more travel into the UK and also provide better prices for people who want to travel outside of the country." Mottershead added: "It is very important that we engage fully with all governmental bodies to help them understand the implications of decisions they will make. And this is happening now." Get the full story at Travel Weekly