Japan Airlines has applied to the Japanese
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to revise,
from 1 September 2009, its international cargo fuel surcharge for
flights departing from Japan.
The international cargo fuel
surcharge will decrease on long-haul international routes from 66
Yen per kg to 59 Yen, on medium-haul international routes from 57
Yen per kg to 51 Yen, and on short-haul routes from 48 Yen per kg
to 43 Yen.
started adjusting its fuel surcharge levels on a monthly basis on
1 April 2009 by
using the one-month average fuel price of Singapore kerosene of
the month before last.
As the average fuel price of Singapore
kerosene for the month of July in 2009 was US$72.44 per barrel,
the benchmark fuel price used for calculation of the fuel
surcharge level in September will be within the range of US$70.00
to US$74.99 per barrel, resulting in this latest
fuel surcharge decrement.
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