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Chinese carriers to pay the same airport charges as foreign carriers from Apr-2013

5-Feb-2013 12:26 PM

China’s Hainan Meilan International Airport Co, Beijing Capital International Airport Co, Shanghai International Airport Co and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport announced (05-Feb-2013) they have received the ‘notice regarding the adjustment of charging standards of civil airport for international, Hong Kong and Macau flights operated by domestic airliners’ issued by CAAC and the National Development and Reform Commission. According to the notice, the benchmark price of charging standards for domestic carriers for international services from mainland China will be the same as the benchmark price of charging for foreign, Hong Kong and Macau airliners, effective 01-Apr-2013. For the non-outbound (inbound) airport in the mainland, when the destination of the passenger, cargo and mail is a foreign city, Hong Kong and Macau, the benchmark price of charging standards for passenger charges, security check charges on passengers and luggage, security check charges on cargo and mail would be determined based on the benchmark price of charging standards for flights operated by foreign, Hong Kong and Macau airliners. The airports expects the new charging standards will help increase their aeronautical revenue. [more - original PR - Beijing Capital] [more - original PR - Hainan Meilan] [more - original PR - Shanghai Airport - Chinese] [more - original PR - Guangzhou Airport - Chinese]