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Guyana: New CJIA fees now embedded in ticket cost

Passengers travelling through the CJIA at Timehri .

Weeks after facing long lines and numerous complaints, the Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) will now instead see new fees being charged at the time of tickets being purchased. The fees are supposed to help the airport recover some of the US$150M spent to renovate the airport.

According to the Ministry of Public Infrastructure, all airport-related charges are included in the passenger tickets effective May 11, 2019.

“The airlines confirmed that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) had incorporated the fees into the price of the ticket and therefore passengers purchasing a ticket after May 11th 2019 will no longer be required to pay this charge separately.”            Continue reading

IATA partner deems Fly Jamaica fastest growing airline in local market

IATA partner deems Fly Jamaica fastest growing airline in local market

OCTOBER 17, 2014 | BY
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Capacity within the Guyanese aviation sector is said to have grown by 12 percent in 2014, while Jamaica-based airline, Fly Jamaica, is said to be the fastest growing airline on the local scene.
According to an examination by Innovata; a partner of International Air Transport Association (IATA) involved in travel related content management and content distribution, Guyana has been featured as having a capacity of around 460,000 one-way seats offered on services involving Guyanese airports this year. This, it was reported, represents “a double-digit increase of 12 percent over the previous year.”

Both the Cheddi Jagan International Airport and Ogle International was said to have registered capacity increases when compared to 2013 figures. Ogle doubled its annual capacity, while Cheddi Jagan posted a 9.6 percent growth.

The rapid expansion, the international site indicated, results from LIAT’s decision to move all of its Cheddi Jagan operations to the Ogle airport.

Read more: http://www.kaieteurnewsonline.com/2014/10/17/iata-partner-deems-fly-jamaica-fastest-growing-airline-in-local-market/