Air travel will be expensive, aviation security fees will increase from April 1

The process of inflation is not taking the name of stoppage.

The process of inflation is not taking the name of stoppage.

The new rates of Aviation Security Fees, i.e., ASF (Aviation Security Fees), will be applicable on tickets issued from April 1, 2021.

New Delhi. Air travel is going to be expensive again. Recently, the central government had decided to increase the lower limit of domestic flights fare by 5 percent. Now from April 1, the air passengers are going to get another shock. Actually, now the Aviation Security Fee (ASF (Aviation Security Fees)) is also going to increase.

Domestic passengers will have to pay Rs. 160 for aviation security fees of Rs. 200
From April 1, the aviation security fee for domestic flights will be Rs 200. Currently it is 160 rupees. Talking about international flights, the fee for these will increase from $ 5.2 to $ 12. These new rates will be applicable on tickets issued from April 1, 2021.

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Earlier, the government had decided to collect more ASF from domestic and international passengers from September 1, 2020. At that time, the ASF for domestic flights was Rs 160 instead of Rs 150. At the same time, this amount was increased to $ 5.2 instead of $ 4.85 for international flights. Earlier, from July 1, 2019, the aviation security fee for domestic flights was increased from Rs 130 to Rs 150, while for international flights the amount was raised to $ 4.85 instead of $ 3.25.

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These passengers will not have to pay aviation security fees
However, some passengers are exempted from aviation security fees. These include children below 2 years of age, diplomatic passport holders and on duty airline crew. Apart from this, transit passengers who take a second connecting flight within 24 hours of the first flight through a single ticket are exempted.




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