Oman’s Muscat International Airport, which introduced increased Oman airport tax last year, will introduce additional fees for passengers this month. 

Under the plans, passengers departing from the airport will pay OMR0.300 ($0.78) for Common Use Passenger Processing Systems (CUPPS), which includes common areas, check-in and gate positions, according to Times of Oman.

International passengers departing from Oman’s airport will also have to pay an OMR1 ($2.60) security fee.

Both the new fees will be added to the cost of airline tickets, with the security charge expected to be implemented from mid-January after being postponed from the start of the month.

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