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Japan Airlines to revise its international fuel surcharge

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TOKYO, Japan – Japan Airlines (JAL) has applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise its international cargo fuel surcharge for flights departing fr

TOKYO, Japan – Japan Airlines (JAL) has applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise its international cargo fuel surcharge for flights departing from Japan from September 1, 2015.

Since April 1, 2009, JAL started adjusting its cargo 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 for the month of July in 2015 was US$65.91 per barrel, the benchmark fuel price used for calculation of the fuel surcharge level will be within the range of US$65.00 to US$69.99 per barrel (refer to table below).

The international cargo fuel surcharge will therefore be 45 yen per kg on long-haul international routes, 33 yen per kg on medium-haul international routes, and 23 yen on short-haul routes.

International Cargo Surcharge
Benchmark
Fuel Price Range
(US$/bbl) Surcharge by Route (per kg)

1.Long-haul Routes

Japan – Americas, Europe,
Middle East, Africa

2. Medium-haul Routes

All routes other than those mentioned in 1 & 3 3.

Short-haul Routes
China, Guam, Hong Kong, Korea, Philippines, Taiwan

100.00 – 104.99 JPY 94 JPY 75 JPY 58
95.00 – 99.99 JPY 87 JPY 69 JPY 53
90.00 – 94.99 JPY 80 JPY 63 JPY 48
85.00 – 89.99 JPY 73 JPY 57 JPY 43
80.00 – 84.99 JPY 66 JPY 51 JPY 38
75.00 – 79.99 JPY 59 JPY 45 JPY 33

Current level

70.00 – 74.99 JPY 52 JPY 39 JPY 28

Level from September 1, 2015

65.00 – 69.99 JPY 45 JPY 33 JPY 23
60.00 – 64.99 JPY 38 JPY 27 JPY 18
55.00 – 59.99 JPY 31 JPY 21 JPY 13
50.00 – 54.99 JPY 24 JPY 15 JPY 8
45.00 – 49.99 JPY 17 JPY 9 JPY 3
40.00 – 44.99 JPY 10 JPY 3 –
35.00 – 39.99 JPY 3 – –
Below 35.00 Discontinued