Air Travel To Turn Costlier From July 1 After Aviation Security Fee Hike

Air travel will become slightly costlier as the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to increase the aviation security fee (ASF).

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Air Travel To Turn Costlier From July 1 After Aviation Security Fee Hike

Each Indian passenger will have to pay Rs 150 against the Rs 130 earlier as aviation security fee. (FILE)


New Delhi: 

Highlights

  1. Ministry of Civil Aviation has announced a hike in aviation security fee
  2. Each Indian passenger will have to pay Rs 150 against the Rs 130 earlier
  3. ASF for international passengers will be increased from $3.25 to $4.85

Air travel will become slightly costlier as the Ministry of Civil Aviation has decided to increase the aviation security fee (ASF) from Rs 130 to Rs 150 for each Indian passenger from July 1 onwards, according to an official document.

For international passengers, the ASF will be increased from 3.25 USD to 4.85 USD from next month, the document stated. 

"The ASF for domestic passengers will be levied at the rate of Rs 150 per embarking passenger," said an Ministry of Civil Aviation order dated June 7. 

"The ASF for international passengers will be levied at the rate of USD 4.85 or equivalent Indian rupees per embarking passenger," the order added.

The ASF will replace the PSF (SC), which stands of passenger service fee (security component).

"The above rates of the ASF will be applicable with effect from 00.01 Hrs of 01.07.2019 and will replace the PSF (SC) which was being charged so far at the rate of Rs 130 per embarking passenger for tickets issued against Indian Rupees and USD 3.25 per embarking passenger for tickets issued against foreign currency," the order stated.



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