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Ministry of Finance
Department of Economic Affairs

RAJYASABHA
UN STARRED QUESTION NO. 2018
TO BE ANSWERED ON 161h March, 2010 I Phalguna 25,1931 (Saka)
"Hike in Passenger Facilitation Fee"
QUESTION

 

2018. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar
Will the Minister of Finance be pleased to state
(a) whether Government has given its approval for a proposal by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to hike passenger facilitation fee from the present Rs.70/- to Rs. 250/-

(b) if so, whether this proposed hike would be applicable in short distance sectors also;

(c) whether the AAI has proposed a levy of development fee at SIX more airports; and

(d) if so, the details thereof?

 

ANSWER
To be answered by Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance
(Shri Namo Narain Meena)

(a) No Sir

(b) Does not arise

(c) & (d) Levy of user development fee at Amritsar, Udaipur, Varanasi, Trichy, Visakhapatnam, Mangalore, Ahmadabad, Trivandrum, Aurangabad, Dehradun, Srinagar and Surat are subject to examination and approval by the Ministry/ Air Port Economic Regulatory Authority (AERA).