Will airlines absorb 6% GST for local tickets? Same hike for passenger service charge too

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  • Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Air tickets are likely to cost about 6% more for local destinations if airlines do not absorb the extra cost with the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) next year.

As for international tickets operated by local airlines, they will cost only 1% more under the new tax regime.

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