Passenger Service Charge (PSC) (formerly known as 'Airport Tax') is paid by departing passengers. The PSC is collected by the airlines upon purchase of tickets and is only paid to MAHB upon completion of the flight. Passengers who do not travel on the flight for which they have purchased the tickets are eligible for full refund for the PSC.
Therefore, these passengers are advised to obtain the PSC refund from the respective airlines concerned.
The charges (inclusive of PSSC*) are as follows:
|Rural Airports||To All Destinations||RM0|
|KLIA - Main Terminal Building & Regional Airports**||International (Non-Asean)||RM73|
KLIA - Main Terminal Building & Regional Airports**
|KLIA - Main Terminal Building & Other Airports||All domestic destinations
|T2 Kota Kinabalu||All international destinations||RM32|
|T2 Kota Kinabalu||All domestic destinations||RM6|
|Secondary Airports : Alor Setar, Bintulu, Ipoh, Kuala Terengganu, Kota Bharu, Kuantan, Labuan, Lahad Datu, Limbang, Melaka, Miri, Mulu, Pangkor, Redang, Sandakan, Sibu, Tawau & Tioman (Effective 1.12.2010)||All direct ASEAN destinations||RM26|
|Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Labuan, and Miri||BIMP-EAGA destinations: Brunei, Balik Papan, Manado, Santos, Puerto Princesa and Zamboanga||RM26|
|Penang, Langkawi, Alor Setar, Kota Bharu and Ipoh||IMT-GT destinations: Medan, Banda Aceh, Padang, Nias, Hat Yai, Narathiwat, Trang, Nikhon Thammarat & Patani||RM26|
*Passenger Security Service Charges (PSSC)
The security service charge was introduced on January 15, 2007 at all airports operated by MAHB in Malaysia. The collection of passenger security charges is carried out pursuant to Regulation 170A of the Civil Aviation (Amendment) Regulations 2006. The Regulation states that a security charge shall be payable in respect of any person boarding an aircraft carrying passengers for hire or reward at rates as follows :
All stated PSCs are inclusive of Passenger Security Service Charge (PSSC) component at RM6 (international) and RM3 (domestic)
The passenger security charge will be collected together as part of the cost of ticket, similar to the current passenger service charge collection procedure.
**Definition of Regional Airport - Penang, Langkawi, Kuching & T1 Kota Kinabalu