From Feb 1, You May Have to Pay for Baggage X-ray at Delhi Airport

From February 1, passengers at Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) may have to pay a fee to get their checked-in bags scanned. This extra x-ray baggage fee will range from Rs.110 to Rs.880 for domestic and $149.33 to $209.55 for international flights.

Domestic flights having seats up to 25, 50, 100 and 200 will have to pay Rs.110, Rs.220, Rs. 495 and Rs.770 respectively while flights having more than 200 seats will have to pay Rs.880 as the fee. This fee will be levied on airlines, which in turn will be recovered from the passengers.

This could mean that passengers travelling through Delhi airport might have to pay up to Rs.5 as X-ray charges for domestic flights while for international flights, this fee could go up to Rs.50 per passenger.

For narrow body and transit international flights, this fee is $149.33 and for wide-body aircrafts,  this fee will be $209.55.