Understanding your flight ticket’s price

Travelling can be great fun. You get to experience new things, meet new people, and explore exciting places, etc. However, most people, just because of the high prices of flight tickets, cancel their plans. The rising prices leave visitors confused and frustrated at the same time.

Here are some of the things that are included in the ticket fares:

  • Fuel prices

The prices of flight tickets vary according to the fuel prices. Airlines’ fuel is one of the main aspects that every passenger has to pay for.

The global cost of the fuel has reached its lowest point in 12 years. However, the airlines have not lowered the fares, making passengers pay the same amount they were paying before.

  • Airport fees

Airport fees refer to the fees charged by the airport. The fees include landing fees or parking fees. Airlines are charged according to their size and weight.

Here are some of the other charges levied on airlines by airports:

– Security charges

– Environmental charges

– Runway charges

Airlines add the airport fees into the passengers’ total fare.

  • Taxes

The government levies the taxes on a per passenger basis. The amount of tax is added into the ticket price of the flight.

  • Food and drinks

The cost of food and beverages is also included in the fares. Every passenger is required to pay a certain amount to get the refreshments while travelling in a plane.

  • Baggage fees

Passengers are required to pay the baggage fees as well. The fees depend on the number of bags and the destination to where the flight is going to land.

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