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Regulatory Services Charge

1 May, 2018

The Malaysian Aviation Commission (MAVCOM or Commission) as per subsection 18(2)(fa) of Malaysian Aviation Commission Act 2015 [Act 771], has implemented a regulatory services charge of RM1, to be rendered on each passenger departing from any commercial airport in Malaysia, with effect for tickets issued on or after 1 May 2018.

The regulatory services charge is not applicable to passengers using the Rural Air Services (RAS) in Sabah and Sarawak, and

  • passengers in direct transit;
  • aircraft crew members; and
  • children below the age of two years.

The implementation of this regulatory services charge will allow the Commission to continue driving various consumer-oriented initiatives for air travellers across Malaysia as well as make independent and impartial decisions for the industry, which supports the nation’s economic growth.

For more information, please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions here.