Frequently asked questions

Which taxes and charges are levied?


The total fare of the Germanwings flight includes taxes levied by third parties, such as airports and the authorities (“airport charges”).

1. Airport charges
Air safety charges
Airport/Aviation taxes
Departure and destination airport handling fee

2. Value added tax (on domestic German flights)

3. A nationwide air transport tax (for departures from German airports):
an additional tax of either 7,50 € or 23,43 € (Egypt and Israel)
(on domestic German flights add 19% VAT)

For flights operated by our partner airlines there may be different charges applied.

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