Moscow airports have decided to develop a new levy on airlines

Funds for the development of the Moscow air hub can be obtained at the expense of a new infrastructure levy on airlines.

About it as writes “Kommersant” with reference to informed sources, after nearly three years of discussions, agreed the operators of the airports Domodedovo, Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo.

It is assumed that the infrastructure charge from the airlines will be introduced for a period of five years. The interlocutors of the newspaper told that, according to the calculations of the company InfraOne, developing new models of development MAU, the value of capital expenses on infrastructure of the three airports is 102 billion rubles.

The operators have proposed to create a Fund, in which funding will come from the new collection infrastructure. It will pay the airline per passenger or per tonne maximum takeoff weight (MTOW). The fee will be indexed annually for inflation, and the size will depend on the needs of airports in the aerodrome infrastructure and passenger traffic.