Japan Airlines has applied to the Japanese
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLITT) to
revise from June 1, 2009, its international cargo fuel surcharge
for flights departing from Japan.
The international cargo fuel surcharge on
long-haul international routes will increase from 31 yen to 38 yen
per kg, on medium-haul international routes, increase from 27 to
33 yen per kg, and on short-haul routes from 23 yen to 28 yen per
Since April 1, 2009, JAL started adjusting its
fuel surcharge levels on a monthly basis by using the one-month
average fuel price of Singapore kerosene of the month before last.
As the average fuel price of Singapore kerosene
in April 2009 was US$59.10 per barrel, the benchmark fuel price
used for calculation of the fuel surcharge level in June will be
within the range of US$55.00 to US$59.99 per barrel, resulting in
the fuel surcharge increment.
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