Japan Airlines has applied to the Japanese
Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to revise
from July 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 38
yen to 45 yen per kg, on medium-haul international
routes, increase from 33 to 39 yen per kg, and on
short-haul routes from 28 yen to 33 yen per kg.
Since April 1, 2009, JAL has adjusted 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 May 2009 was US$64.20 per barrel,
the benchmark fuel price used for calculation of the fuel
surcharge level in July will be within the range of US$60 to
US$64.99 per barrel, resulting in the latest fuel surcharge
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