Caribbean Airlines yesterday advised travellers that the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA) has increased its airport security fee and introduced a passenger service charge, which are effective from April 1st.
In a press release, the airline said the CJIA has advised all airlines that the fees are to support the improvements at the airport.
As a result, the cost to travellers for a return (round) trip is US$35 (GY$7,315), while for departing passengers it is US$17 and for one-way departing passengers it is US$15, payable in Guyana dollars at the prevailing foreign exchange rate.
The statement added that in order to minimise inconveniences to customers, from April 15th Caribbean Airlines will facilitate collection of the new fees at CJIA for departing passengers at the check-in counters and for arriving passengers in the arrival hall. However, for tickets purchased after July 1st, the fees will be automatically added to the cost of the ticket at the time of purchase.