Airports Authority of India

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Schedule Rates
ANNEXURE-A

THE SCHEDULE
(See regulation 5)
PART - I

CHARGES AT AAI AIRPORTS

A - EXPORT CARGO

(I) TERMINAL, STORAGE AND PROCESSING CHARGES

Sl. No. Type of Cargo Rate per kilogram Minimum rate per consignment
with effect from
7th April, 2008
Rs/P
with effect from
7th April, 2008
Rs/P
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1 General Re. 0.70 Rs. 120.00  
2 # Special Rs. 1.40 Rs. 235.00  
3 Perishable Re. 0.70 Rs. 120.00

(II) DEMURRAGE CHARGES (Leviable From Shipper) 

Sl. No. Type of Cargo Rate per kilogram Per day Minimum rate per consignment
with effect from

7th April, 2008

Rs/P
with effect from

7th April, 2008

Rs/P
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1 General Re. 0.72 Rs. 120.00  
2 # Special Rs. 1.43 Rs. 235.00  
3 Perishable Re. 0.70 Rs. 120.00

NOTES:

  • The free period for export cargo shall be one working day (24 hours) for examination / processing by the shippers.
  • 10% discount in the Terminal, Storage and Processing charges will be granted to Exports who opt for engaging their own loaders for offloading cargo from their vehicles at Truck Dock and shifting to Custom Examination Area.
  • Terminal, Storage and Processing charges applicable to Newspaper and TV reel consignments shall be 50% of the prescribed charges.
  • Consignments of human remains, coffin including unaccompanied baggage of deceased and Human eyes will be exempted from the purview of Terminal, Storage and Processing and Demurrage charges.
  • Terminal, Storage and Processing charges are inclusive of Forklift charges wherever Forklift usage is involved. No separate Forklift charges will be levied.
  • # Special cargo consists of live animals, hazardous goods and valuable cargo.
  • Charges will be levied on the ‘gross weight’ or the ‘chargeable weight’ of the consignment, whichever is higher. Wherever the ‘gross weight’ and (or) ‘volume weight’ is wrongly indicated on the Airway Bill and is found more, charges will be levied on the ‘actual gross weight’ or ‘actual volumetric weight’, whichever is higher.
  • For misdeclaration of weight above 2% and upto 5% of declared weight, penal charges @ double the applicable Terminal, Storage and Processing charges and for variation above 5%, the penal charges @ 5 times the applicable Terminal, Storage and Processing charges will be leviable on the differential weight, subject to minimum amount equivalent to the applicable minimum Terminal Storage and Processing Charges . No penal charges will be leviable for variation upto and inclusive of 2%. This will not apply to Valuable Cargo.
  • All the Bills shall be rounded off to the nearest of Rs. 5/-. As per IATA Tact Rule book Clause-5.7.2, the rounding off procedure, when the rounding off Unit is 5.
When the results of calculations



are between / and
Rounded off amount will be  
102.5 - 107.4 
105
107.5 - 112.4
110
  • As an incentive to trade to utilize the lean hours, 20% discount in the Terminal, Storage and Processing charges will be granted for Export cargo admitted between 1000 hrs to 1500 hrs, subject to levy of minimum rate per consignment as given in Scale of Charges.
  • Merchant Over Time (MOT) charges @ Rs.200.00 per consignment for admitting cargo beyond normal working hours.

B - IMPORT CARGO

(I) TERMINAL, STORAGE AND PROCESSING CHARGES

Sl. No. Type of Cargo Rate per kilogram Minimum rate per consignment
with effect from

7th April, 2008

Rs/P
with effect from

7th April, 2008

Rs/P
(1) (2) (3) (4)
1 General Rs. 4.72 Rs. 130.00
2 # Special and Valuable Rs. 9.42 Rs. 250.00

(II) DEMURRAGE CHARGES

Free storage period for Import cargo shall be 72 hrs. (03 working days) including the date of the arrival of flight. For the next 48 hrs. (02 working days), demurrage will be charged at “per kg; per day” non-cumulative basis, provided the consignment is cleared within 120 hrs. (Five working days). If clearance is affected after 120 hrs. (05 working days) demurrage will accrue for the entire period from the date/time of the arrival of the flight, as follows:-

Sl. No. Type of Cargo PERIOD   Rate per kilogram Minimum rate per consignment
with effect from

7th April, 2008

Rs/P
with effect from

7th April, 2008

Rs/P
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
1 General Cargo   Up to 120 hrs.

(5 days working) including free period  
Rs.1.37   Rs. 310.00  
Between 120 hrs. and 720 hrs (6 and 30 days)   Rs. 2.73  
Beyond 720 hrs. (30 days)   Rs. 4.10  
       
2 # Special Cargo Up to 120 hrs.



(5 days working) including free period  
Rs.2.37   Rs. 610.00  
Between 120 hrs. and 720 hrs (6 and 30 days)   Rs. 5.46  
Beyond 720 hrs. (30 days)   Rs.8.19 
       
3 @ Valuable Cargo Up to 120 hrs.

(5 days working) including free period  
Rs. 5.46   Rs. 1,220.00  
Between 120 hrs. and 720 hrs (6 and 30 days)   Rs. 10.92  
Beyond 720 hrs. (30 days)   Rs. 16.38  
       

NOTES:

  • Consignments of human remains, coffin including baggage of deceased and Human eyes will be exempted from the purview of Terminal, Storage and Processing and Demurrage charges.
  • No separate Forklift charges will be levied.
  • Charges will be levied on the ‘gross weight’ or the ‘chargeable weight’ of the consignment whichever is higher. Wherever the ‘gross weight’ and (or) volume weight is wrongly indicated on the Airway Bill and is actually found more, charges will be levied on the ‘actual gross weight’ or ‘actual volumetric weight’ or ‘chargeable weight’ whichever is higher.
  • # Special Import cargo consists of cargo stored in cold storage, live animals and hazardous goods.
  • @ Valuable cargo consists of gold, bullion, currency notes, securities, shares, share coupons, travelers’ cheques, diamonds (including diamonds for industrial use), diamond jewelry, jewelry & watches made of silver, gold platinum and items valued at USD 1000 per Kg. and above.
  • All the Bills shall be rounded off to the nearest of Rs. 5/-. As per IATA Tact Rule book Clause-5.7.2, the rounding off procedure, when the rounding off Unit is 5.
When the results of calculations



are between / and
Rounded off amount will be  
102.5 - 107.4 
105
107.5 - 112.4
110

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ANNEXURE - B

SCHEDULE OF CHARGES LEVIABLE ON AIRLINES FOR VARIOUS CARGO SERVICES RENDERED BY AAI AT THE AIR CARGO TERMINAL, CHENNAI AIRPORT,  W.E.F. 1.4.2007 to 31.3.2010.

Sl.No.

Particulars

Rates(Rs.)

1

Charges for Palletisation (rate per ULD)
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

 2050.00
2153.00
2261.00

2

Charges for Containerisation (rate per ULD)
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

736.00
773.00
812.00

3

Charges for bulk cargo
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

0.44 per kg 0.46 per kg.
0.49 per kg.

4 Charges for Destuffing

2007-2008

2008-2009

2009-2010
0.90 per kg.

0.95 per kg.

0.99 per kg.

5    (i)

 

     

   

      (ii)

Storage charges for General Export cargo uplifted beyond free period
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

Storage charges for Valuable Export cargo, Perishable, Live Animal & Hazardous cargo uplifted beyond free period shall be two times of normal rates.
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010


1.46
1.53
1.61

 

2.92
3.07
3.22

6

Carting charges for transhipment of import/export cargo
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

 
1.77
1.86
1.95

7    (i)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7   (ii)

 

 

 

    

Storage charges for import cargo not handed over & remain unchecked after a free period of 24 hours from time per day of arrival of an aircraft
General Bulk Cargo (per kg. per day)
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

Loaded ULD (per kg per day)

2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

Storage charges for val/Haz/Per/Live Animal, Import cargoValuable Cargo (per kg/day)

2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

Perishable, Hazardous & Live Animal
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

Per consignment (AWB) (per day)
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

  

 

1.46
1.53
1.61

 

583.00
612.00
643.00

 

 
3.68
3.86
4.06

 
2.41
2.53
2.66

  
203.00
213.00
224.00

8

Carting of cargo from aircraft stand to cargo terminal and vice versa
2007-2008
2008-2009
2009-2010

 
0.38 per kg
0.40 per kg
0.42 per kg

NOTES:

  • LD1, LD3, P9 and P11 shall be treated as container.
  • Igloos and structural containers shall be treated as pallets.
  • 20’ pallets shall be charged at double the normal rates.
  • Pallets, containers rebuild shall attract and additional surcharges at the same rate applicable for palletisation / containerisation / depalletization / decontainerisation.
  • Minimum destuffing charges shall be Rs. 202.00 w.e.f. 1.4.2007, Rs.212.00 w.e.f. 1.4.2008 & Rs.223.00 w.e.f. 1.4.2009.
  • Demurrage charges on Import Transhipment cargo will be as applicable to Import cargo except that no handling charges shall be levied on the airlines handled by AAI where the TP cargo handed over to the airlines on airside designated area on the airport.
  • Demurrage charges on transhipment cargo from Domestic to International and from International to International shall be treated as same as applicable for export cargo, after allowing the normal free period.
  • The free period for export cargo for the carrier from the date of entry in bonded are till upliftment shall be as per Government Directives.
  •  Minimum carting charges shall be Rs.135.00 w.e.f. 1.4.2007, Rs.141.00 w.e.f. 1.4.2008 & Rs. 149.00 w.e.f. 1.4.2009 per CTM.
  • All bills preferred by the Handling Company shall be rounded off to the nearest Rupee.
  • Whenever, AAI out-sources certain functions / services to contractors the payment terms / Billing arrangements shall be discussed / mutually agreed between the airlines and the contractor before the same is implemented.
  • In case of any changes in decision of MOCA/BCAS/Any other regulatory authority either on percentage of X-ray screening (i.e. reduction in percentage from 100% or in case the screening and certification functions are also undertaken by Handling Company, the X-ray charges of Re.0.75 per kg (subject to minimum of Rs.100/- per shipment) shall be further reviewed and revised suitably.
  • Other Charges shall not be increased by Handling Company for existing services during the validity of this agreement.
  • No free period may be allowed on second time handling/upliftment of export cargo from cargo terminal.  Applicable charges (Demurrage/Storage) shall be levied.
  • In case of Transit ULDs brought by the Airlines handed over to AAI for Storage in the Bonded area/ETV stacker for any reasons, the Storage Charges as per para 5(i) & 5(ii) shall be levied.

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