STATEMENT OF CASE ON THE INTENT BY ZANZIBAR AIRPORTS AUTHORITY (ZAA) AND KILIMANJARO AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED (KADCO)....
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TANZANIA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY

 

 

STATEMENT OF CASE ON THE INTENT BY ZANZIBAR AIRPORTS AUTHORITY (ZAA) AND KILIMANJARO AIRPORTS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY LIMITED (KADCO) TO INTRODUCE SECURITY CHARGES

 

1. INTRODUCTION.

On 10 April 2019, the Authority conducted an inquiry regarding the Applications by the Kilimanjaro Airports Company Limited (KADCO) and Zanzibar Airports Authority (ZAA) to introduce Security Fee at the airports under their jurisdictions. The applications could not be approved by the Authority because the submission had deficiencies in terms of justification for the requested rates. The applicants were advised to review their proposals and notify the Authority upon completion for the Authority to reconvene the stakeholders’ consultation meeting. The cases have been resubmitted by the applicants for reconsideration and approval.

 

2. PROPOSED NEW SECURITY FEES

ZAA and KADCO have tabled to the Authority the proposals for introduction of security fees at airports under their respective jurisdictions. The proposed source of fund is collection from the airport users, including passengers, particularly the departing passengers. The rate to be charged is as indicated in the table below:

 

 

International Passengers

Domestic Passengers

ZAA

USD 10

Tzs. 10,000

KADCO

USD 10

Tzs. 10,000

 

3. STATEMENT OF CASE

According to Section 39(1) and (2) (b) of the Civil Aviation Act, Cap. 80 [R.E. 2006], the Authority may conduct an inquiry as it deems necessary for carrying out its functions.

The TCAA Rules for making inquiry require the Authority to serve a statement of case to the public, indicating the purpose of inquiry, the time within which the submissions may be made to the Authority, the form in which the submissions will be made and the matters which the Authority would like to deal with.

 

Stakeholders and the general public are requested to give their views with regard to the above submission by ZAA and KADCO in line with the prevailing economic environment. Interested members of the general public, including the stakeholders in the aviation industry, the Government and TCAA Consumer Consultative Council, are invited to give their submissions in writing to the Authority not later than two (2) weeks from the first date of the inquiry notice or during public hearing indicating, with reasons, their views on ZAA and KADCOs intention of introducing the said fee.

 

Please note that a Public Hearing Meeting shall be held at the Aviation House, Nyerere/Kitunda Road Junction, Banana Ukonga Area, Dar es Salaam on Tuesday 8 October 2019 at 0900 hrs to collect the views of Stakeholders.

 

 

DIRECTOR GENERAL,

TANZANIA CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY,

P.O. BOX 2819,

DAR ES SALAAM