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Dubai Announces New Airport Fee to Fund Improvements

Travelers flying in and out of Dubai will have to pay a new tax meant to cover expansion at one of the world's busiest transit hubs. Starting June 30, all passengers passing through the UAE city by plane will have to pay a $9.50 fee, according to a statement carried by the state news agency WAM. It says the money from the new tax will be channeled into funding the expansion of Dubai's two airports. Last month, airport authorities increased the annual capacity of Dubai...

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