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New service fees at Qatar airports will come into force from April 1

  • Jan 24, 2022
  • Author: QT-Online
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The General Authority of Civil Aviation issued Circular No. (2) of 2022 to the directors of airlines and directors of travel offices regarding the amendment and introduction of service fees at Qatari airports.
The circular stated that it had been decided to amend and introduce service fees at Qatari airports, including reviewing current passenger fees, and adding new fees for passengers, including security fees and air freight infrastructure fees. The circular also indicated that these fees will be applied as of April 1, 2022 from 12 am, so that the new fees will be applied to all tickets issued on or after February 1, 2022. The circular was also attached to the new and amended fees, which are as follows:
1. Airport development fees 
QR60 per passenger for all departing passengers including transit up to 24 hours 
Exemptions
A baby under two years old without a passenger seat transiting on the same plane
Flight crew on duty - Forced flight redirection due to technical difficulties, weather conditions or other valid reasons

2. Passenger facilities fee 
QR 60 per passenger for all departing passengers including transit up to 24 hours 
Exemptions:
A baby under two years old without a seat passengers transiting on the same plane
Flight crew on duty – Forced flight redirection due to technical difficulties, weather conditions or other valid reasons

3. Passenger safety and security fees 
All departing passengers, including transit, up to 24 hours - QR 10 per passenger
Exemptions: 
A baby under two years old without a seat 
Flight crew on duty – Forced flight redirection due to technical difficulties, weather conditions or other valid reasons

4- Air freight infrastructure fees 
All incoming and transit cargo shipments including mail and courier: QR10 per metric tonne
Exemptions: 
Shipments remaining on the same aircraft will not be subject to a fee.