Airport Service Charge to Be Increased

Decided by the Ministry of Finance , from April 15, the service charge of domestic flights will increase in Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat and Da Nang airports.

For the one way ticket, the charge will increase to VND 30,000 from VND 25,000 per passenger and the round trip ticket to Ha Noi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang from VND 50,000 to VND 60,000 per passenger.

In Phu Bai, Cat Bi and Cam Ranh airports, the airport service charge is also increased to VND 25,000 per passenger for one way ticket.

The charge also increases from VND 15,000 / passenger / one way to VND 20,000 in other airports.

For international flights, in Tan Son Nhat and Noi Bai airports, the service charge is increased from USD 12/ passenger  to USD 14/ passenger, and USD 8/ passenger in other airports.

With the children aged 2-12, the service charge is half of adult’s.

The new rates of service charge are higher than those of other regional countries.

In Thailand, Singapore and Philippines, the airport service charge of international flights is USD 13 per passenger and USD 12 per passenger in Kualar Lumpur, Malaysia.

By S.D – Translated by Kim Khanh

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