Qatar’s International Airport Adds a New Fee for Passengers

Qatar’s main Hamad International Airport is adding a $10 fee for all passengers departing from the airport, including on connection flights.

The decision, announced on Sunday, comes after the Middle East’s busiest airport in Dubai and a smaller one in the nearby emirate of Sharjah also added similar fees earlier this year.

The measure helps boost revenue in Gulf countries following a slump in the price of oil that has impacted their economic growth and limited spending capabilities.

The fee will be added to tickets for travel starting Dec. 1. Children under two-years-old without a seat will be exempted.

Source: National News Agency