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Airfares may rise as govt mulls hike in security charge on air tickets

Private airport operators and state-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) have reportedly demanded an increase in passenger service fees after the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) complained about unpaid dues.

 
 
According to ratings agency ICRA, the aggregate loss of the aviation sector is expected to reach Rs 3,600 crore in 2018-19, up from around Rs 2,500 crore in 2017-18.
At present, the time of the day has no bearing on the landing fees paid by airlines - it is based on the weight of an aircraft.
The airlines said that considering customer feedback helps them improve their service efficiencies.
GoAir and Indigo have kicked off the monsoon season by offering flight tickets starting as low as Rs 1,199 and Rs 1,200 respectively.
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