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Dubai to charge new airport departure fee


Most passengers leaving Dubai’s airports after June 30 this year will be required to pay an exit tax of QR35, state news agency WAM has announced. The fee will be added to their plane tickets and covers the use of Dubai airport facilities. The money will be used to improve airport infrastructure and capacity, which is expected to reach 100 million by 2023, WAM added.

Exemptions include passengers under two years old, cabin crew and those transiting through the airport on the same flight number they arrived on. According to the National, several other countries charge an exit tax, including Australia, Germany, China and the UK.

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