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Heathrow Airports adds USD12 departure fee per passenger

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The pandemic seems no to spare anyone not even busy and rich airports. London Heathrow airport announced yesterday will charge passengers an extra GBP 8.90 (USD 12.37) a flight to keep check-in desks, baggage system and lights going after losing GBP 1.5billion in nine months due to Covid. These costs are normally covered by annual […]

Thailand Adds New Tourist Fee Despite Massive Decline

Thailand Adds New Tourist Fee Despite Massive Decline

Thailand is attempting extremely hard to reboot tourism however so far it hasn’t quite worked, particularly with the recent rice in Covid-19 transmission cases after 6 months of zero transmission of the virus. Some of you may remember my story on the lengthy 31 steps process to obtain a visa, and 90 days of pre-paid […]

Canada’s airports expect massive fee increases and service reductions

Canada’s airports expect massive fee increases and  service reductions

The failure of government and the airline industry to embrace a holistic approach to aviation support during the COVID-19 pandemic is leaving the regional and community airports of this country on the brink of financial collapse and airlines facing massive rates and fees increases in 2021. Despite a dramatic decline in airline passenger traffic since […]

Thailand to Introduce New Tourist Fee For International Arrivals

Thailand to Introduce New Tourist Fee For International Arrivals

Whilst international travelers arriving in Thailand at present are few and far between, those planning on visiting the Land of Smiles in the near future are to be forced to pay a tourist fee upon arrival. The idea of countries implementing a fee or tax on foreign travelers is not a new one, with several […]

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