Taxes and fees

In our effort to share information with you about any additional charges that could be included in the total price of your fare, we have included a detailed explanation of the terms used and any potentially applicable taxes and fees below:

  • Travel duration: the length of time between take-off and landing
  • Base fare: the price of the ticket minus taxes and surcharges
  • Fuel charges (surcharges): the amount charged by the airlines to defray costs due to fluctuations in fuel prices
  • Taxes and fees: the airport taxes included in the ticket, tourist taxes, September 11th security fees, international taxes and tariffs, and certain additional charges imposed on international flights by the airline
  • Total fare: the cost of the ticket including the base fare, surcharges, taxes, and fees
Name and description Applies to Code Amount
Federal tax on domestic segments
Fare for each segment is adjusted for inflation.
Travel within the USA ZP US$3.70
Passenger Facility Charge (PFC)
Up to a maximum of 4 charges per itinerary at approved airports.
Travel from, within and to the USA XF US$4.50
Per airport
September 11th Security Fee 
(Federal Passenger Aviation Security Fee)

This is a tax of US$2.50 per flight boarded. It cannot exceed US$5.00 for outbound flights and US$10.00 for the entire trip.
Travel from, within and to the USA AY US$2.50
Per flight boarded
Federal International Transportation Tax - Arrival/Departure Travel to and from the USA and Puerto Rico US US$16.10
Federal Fee for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Travel to the USA and Puerto Rico XA US$5.00
Federal Immigration and Naturalization Fee Travel to the USA and Puerto Rico XY US$7.00
Federal Customs Fee Travel to the USA and Puerto Rico YC US$5.50
International taxes and fees
Airport departure tax not applicable to the United States and Puerto Rico; foreigner taxes, inspection fees, tourism fees and security charges.
International Varies Up to US$250* per way
Airport safety tax
A charge applies to passengers who travel from/to Panama and for each departure and arrival they complete. Likewise, for every transit segment that includes Panama City within its travel itinerary.
Connections in Panama AH US $1.25 for every departure, arrival, and transit

Taxes and fees are subject to change.
*Approximate amount