Metropolitan Touring, Ecuador, reports today today that airport taxes for flights departing Quito will increase.
Effective November 17, 2008 the Airport Tax for international departures at the Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito, Ecuador will increase to US$ 44.30. (It is currently US$ 40.80).
For local flights, the tax goes up to US$ 9.40 (from US$ 7.60). This tax is included within the cost of the local flights.
This increase in the airport tax is contemplated in the contract of Quiport, the concessionary of the Quito Airport, to maintain an efficient operation.
The Airport Tax at the Guayaquil International Airport Jose Joaquin de Olmedo has not been modified.