Reduced ADF at New Delhi airport commences tomorrow. No change in UDF.

Passengers flying out of New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport will receive some relief on the airport fees they pay.

Based on an order issued by the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority, the Airport Development Fee (ADF) rates at IGI Airport will be halved to Rs. 100 per embarking domestic passenger and Rs. 600 per embarking international passenger starting midnight tonight i.e. January 1, 2013.

The collection of the ADF is extended by two years and will be now collected tentatively till April 2016.

The staggered User Development Fee (UDF) will still continue to be collected, with no change, in addition to the ADF.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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