Mumbai: The cost of air travel from the city will go up by Rs 600 for those flying to overseas destinations and by Rs 100 for domestic travellers with the levy of development fee from Tuesday.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed all the air-carriers to collect development fee from passengers and subsequently deposit the same with Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), which is managing the airport, a Aeronautical Information circular issued on Monday said.
The circular comes with the Government giving its approval to the levy of development fee of Rs 100 from the domestic passengers and Rs 600 from the overseas travellers.
The levy is purely on ad-hoc basis and valid for 23 months, starting from May 1, the circular stated....more
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