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JAL maintains international fare fuel surcharge

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TOKYO, Japan – Japan Airlines (JAL) will maintain current levels of fuel surcharge on all international passenger tickets issued between Jun 1 and July 31, 2013.

TOKYO, Japan – Japan Airlines (JAL) will maintain current levels of fuel surcharge on all international passenger tickets issued between Jun 1 and July 31, 2013.

JAL sets fuel surcharge levels bimonthly based on the 2-month average price of Singapore kerosene-type jet fuel. The price of Singapore kerosene-type jet fuel during the two month period of February and March 2013 averaged US$128.28 per barrel. With reference to the fuel surcharge benchmark list for fiscal year 2013 (see below), this remains corresponding to Zone G of fuel surcharges. From Jun to July 2013, it will range from 2,200 yen on a Japan – Korea ticket to 23,500 yen on a Japan – USA ticket per person per sector flown, on tickets purchased in Japan.

This level of surcharge will be applied to all international passenger tickets issued between Jun 1 and July 31, 2013.

Fuel Surcharge for the period: Jun 1 and July 31, 2013.

Current Level : Zone G
(Applicable till May 31, 2013)
Unchanged Level: Zone G
(Applicable on/after Jun 1, 2013)

Based on average price of fuel:
US$126.51/barrel
US$128.28/barrel

Route (Per person per sector flown)
For sales in Japan
For sales outside Japan
For sales in Japan
For sales outside Japan

Japan-Korea, Far East Russia
JPY 2,200
US$27.00
JPY 2,200
US$27.00

Japan-China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
JPY 6,000
US$74.00
JPY 6,000
US$74.00

Japan-Guam, Palau, Philippines, Vietnam,
JPY 7,000
US$86.00
JPY 7,000
US$86.00

Japan-Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
JPY 11,500
US$142.00
JPY 11,500
US$142.00

Japan-Hawaii, India, Indonesia
JPY 15,000
US$185.00
JPY 15,000
US$185.00

Japan-Canada, Europe, Middle East, Oceania, USA (excl. Hawaii)
JPY 23,500
US$290.00
JPY 23,500
US$290.00

– For full details about JAL’s fuel surcharge policy, please refer to http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inter/fuel/detail.html
– The surcharge applies to flights operated by Japan Airlines as well as code-share flights operated by other airlines.
– The planned level of fuel surcharge is subject to government approval

Fuel Surcharge Benchmark List for Fiscal Year 2013 (for the year ending Mar 31, 2014)

For the convenience of customers and travel agents, the following chart provides details of the fuel price benchmarks (US$/bbl) JAL uses, to determine the amount of fuel surcharge (JPY) placed on tickets per person per sector flown.

Benchmark List

A
B
C
D

Fuel Price (US$/bbl)

Singapore Kerosene Hedge
Below US$60
From US$60 – under US$70
From US$70 – under US$80
From US$80 – under US$90
From US$90 – under US$100

Japan-Korea, Far East Russia
No fuel surcharge
JPY 200
JPY 300
JPY 500
JPY 1,000

Japan-China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
JPY 500
JPY 1,500
JPY 2,500
JPY 3,500

Japan-Guam, Philippines, Palau, Vietnam
JPY 1,000
JPY 2,000
JPY 3,000
JPY 4,000

Japan-Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
JPY 1,500
JPY 3,000
JPY 4,500
JPY 6,500

Japan-Hawaii, India, Indonesia
JPY 2,000
JPY 4,000
JPY 6,000
JPY 8,500

Japan-Canada, Europe, Middle East, Oceania, USA (excluding Hawaii)
JPY 3,500
JPY 7,000
JPY 10,500
JPY 14,000

Benchmark List
E
F
G
H
I

Fuel Price (US$/bbl)

Singapore Kerosene Hedge
From US$100 – under US$110
From US$110 – under US$120
From US$120 – under US$130
From US$130 – under US$140
From US$140 – under US$150

Japan-Korea, Far East Russia
JPY 1,500
JPY 2,000
JPY 2,200
JPY 2,500
JPY 2,700

Japan-China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
JPY 4,500
JPY 5,500
JPY 6,000
JPY 6,500
JPY 7,500

Japan-Guam, Philippines, Palau, Vietnam
JPY 5,000
JPY 6,500
JPY 7,000
JPY 8,000
JPY 8,500

Japan-Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
JPY 8,500
JPY 10,500
JPY 11,500
JPY 13,000
JPY 14,500

Japan-Hawaii, India, Indonesia
JPY 11,000
JPY 13,500
JPY 15,000
JPY 16,500
JPY 18,500

Japan-Canada, Europe, Middle East, Oceania, USA (excluding Hawaii)
JPY 17,500
JPY 21,000
JPY 23,500
JPY 26,000
JPY