Airport Fees Must Be Uniform And Transparent, UN Body Says

Aeronautical fees imposed at airports in countries which are members of the U.N.’s International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)- including Cambodia- must be uniformly and transparently applied to all airlines, a spokesperson for the ICAO said yesterday. Last week, airline officials  said that a $1,000-per-landing royalty fee at Siem Reap International Airport- imposed by the country’s aviation regulator, the State Secretariat for Civil Aviation (SSCA) was driving up the cost of operating in Cambodia. … Officials from Malaysia Airlines, Korea Air and Silk Air, confirmed last week that they pay the $1,000 royalty fee on each of their planes that land at the airport. The royalty is in addition to the normal landing fees at the airport.