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Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria(FAAN) Plans 100 Percent Increase In Passenger service fee(PSC)

Olusam 06/26/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Passengers will have a hard time at the airport after the Federal Airports Authority Of Nigeria (FAAN) plans 100 Percent Increase in passenger service fee (PSC) 

The new fare, which is scheduled to take effect on August 1, requires passengers to pay N2,000 as a PSC compared to N1000 for a home flight.

Under the proposed deal, international passengers will be forced to cough up $ 100 compared to the previous $ 50.

PSC is one of the components approved by international airlines in air fares.

Research by the nation, the new agreement will lead to a tariff increase at a time when the industry is trying to return travelers to paradise due to the dominant effects of COVID-19.

FAAN Managing Director, Captain Rabiu Yadudu in a letter dated 22 June 2020 Reference: FAAN / HQ / MD / 18E / VOL.86 / 72, headline: "Newly Approved Passenger Service Payment (PSC)) 1 August 2020- irlines, which came into force on February 1, stated that the decision for all airlines was promised to be approved by the Minister of Aviation in a letter No. FMT / FMA / COM / T / 69 dated August 3, 2017; .

Yadudu recently noted that they are in contact with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Organization (NCAA) and its related partners, which was suspended from 2017 to 2017, noting the powers of the Minister of Aviation to begin implementation. Now. today.

The FAAN patron found that the value of the PSC value was simply obsolete, explaining that the latest PSC study was simply obsolete.

According to Yadudu, the PSC's last inspection on the domestic route between N350 and N1000 on an international road was on May 1, 2011 and March 21, 2011.

He said: "This is not to increase the flow of passengers from the index and FAAN and the development of the airport to meet today's needs and the current economic situation, especially the airport's COVID-19 standards.

'Bi-Courtney Aviation Services would like to remind you that MM2 operators have been charging N2,500 like PSC for years. Despite the PSC's activities, some airlines recently switched from FAAN to General Aviation Terminal (GAT) to MMA2 due to FAAN's inability to expand GAT. Therefore, this increase will provide FAAN funds needed to upgrade our facilities to accommodate new airlines, including planned national vehicles. "

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