The Civil Aviation Authority—CAA has taken the decision of increasing the embarkation fee and the airport charges from the 1st of November, as per the reports of local media.
According to the shared details, the aviation authority would be charging Rs.2,800 as the airport charges from the passengers travelling abroad while the foreign nationals would be charged $20.
Earlier, the CAA had been charging dissimilar embarkation fee at the various airports in the nation.
The embarkation fee for the business and economy class is Rs.3,000 and Rs.2,000 respectively. It is important to mention that equal embarkation fee would be charged at the airports across Pakistan.
The decision would be put in effect on the passengers travelling after the 1st of November, regardless they had reserved the tickets before the announcement was made.
On the other hand, the aviation authority has started to implement on the new aviation policy and has increased the aeronautical charges by 10percent for international flights. But, the landing charges, during the peak hours have been surged by 25percent.
Previously, on the 24th of June, a notification was issued by the CAA that read that all the passengers of the international flights would be paying the airport charges in Pakistani rupees instead of dollars.
According to the shared details, the aviation authority had announced to receive fees in rupees at all the airports of Pakistan from the international passengers.
The passengers, travelling abroad used to pay $20 as the airport charges. CAA took the decision to charge in rupees considering the fluctuation in the price of the dollar in the market, as passengers were suffering immensely owing to the rate of the greenback.
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