Cargo airlines criticize proposed fee hike in Alaska

10/20/2008 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

Air cargo companies operating in Alaska are criticizing proposed new landing fees that they say will be much higher than the fees paid by passenger airlines. Cathay Pacific Airways, Eva Air, Asiana and Korean Air all have lodged official protests with the state Department of Transportation, which is considering higher fees at the international airports in Anchorage and Fairbanks. "Our concern is that 75% of the landing fees are predominantly paid for by the international cargo carriers and may be a disproportionate share of terminal costs," said an official at Cathay Pacific.

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