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Airport charges to hike further in Finland

Published : 09 Nov 2023, 21:35

  DF Report
Helsinki Airport. DF File Photo.

Country´s airports operator Finavia will increase its airport charges for airlines and other airport users from the beginning of 2024, said Finavia in a press release on Thursday.

The authority pointed out the economic impact of higher material and service costs and increased depreciation following the recently completed investment programme at Helsinki Airport as the underlying reason for the price hike.

Passenger charges will increase by 6,0% and landing charges will increase by an average of 6,3%.

Aircraft parking charges will increase by 4.8% and the electricity infrastructure charge by 3,8%. Security charges for departing passengers will increase by 5,5%.

In total, air traffic charges will increase by 5,9% compared to 2023.

Finavia has adjusted its own operations through a savings programme of EUR 200 million.

Earlier, the airport charges were increased in Finland from the beginning of 2023.

Finavia, also increased the airport charges from beginning of 2022.