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Tanzania Airports Authority to introduce security fee


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Tanzania Airports Authority reportedly plans to introduce a security fee of TZS5000 (USD2.2) per ticket for domestic flights and USD5 per ticket for international flights, effective 1 October.

In an article published by the Citizen, Laurence Paul, Tanzania Air Operators Association (TAOA) Executive Secretary, spoke out about his concerns regarding the short notice to implementation time, saying that many airlines will now be left to cover the cost of the security fee on tickets already sold.

“Some airlines had already sold tickets for future travel, and operators will have to cover the additional costs,” said Paul. He noted that the fee had been discussed and agreed upon at stakeholder meetings, however the TAOA remains concerned about the turnaround time.

According to the TAA, the new fee will be used for the improvement of airport security.

Read the full article here

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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