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Final Note

A Venezuelan airport is charging for air. Yes, air.

Kai Ryssdal Jul 11, 2014
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Final Note

A Venezuelan airport is charging for air. Yes, air.

Kai Ryssdal Jul 11, 2014
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Those various and sundry airport taxes may have finally jumped the shark.

Outbound passengers at the international airport in Caracas, Venezuela will now have to pay 127 Bolívar – about $20 at the official rate of exchange – to breathe.

The government apparently needs it cover the cost of a newly-installed system that uses ozone to purify the air conditioning system.

No word on what happens if you don’t pay.

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