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Nov 09, 2010
JAL International Fare Fuel Surcharge from January to March 2011

Tokyo, November 9, 2010: The JAL Group will maintain the current level of fuel surcharge for all international passenger tickets issued between January and March, 2011.

The price of Singapore kerosene-type jet fuel during the 3 month period from August to October 2010 averaged US$89.83 per barrel. With reference to the fuel surcharge benchmark list for the fiscal year of 2010 (see below), this remains corresponding to Zone C where fuel surcharges range from 500 yen on a Japan - Korea ticket to 10,500 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 January 1, and March 31, 2011.

The company continues to conduct such countermeasures as introducing more fuel-efficient, small and medium-sized aircraft to its fleet, to minimize the full impact of high fuel prices. 

Despite these measures, the company remains reluctantly obliged to ask its international passengers to bear part of the burden caused by the increase in the price of fuel.

 

Fuel Surcharge for the period: January 1 - March 31, 2011*



Current Level : Zone C
(Applicable till Dec 31, 2010)

Unchanged Level: Zone C
(With effect from Jan 1, 2011)

Based on average price of fuel:

US$ 86.84 /barrel

US$ 89.83 /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

500  

US$5.00

500  

US$5.00

Japan-China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

2,500  

US$26.00

2,500  

US$26.00

Japan- Guam, Philippines, Vietnam

3,000  

US$32.00

3,000  

US$32.00

Japan- Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

4,500  

US$48.00

4,500  

US$48.00

Japan- Hawaii, India, Indonesia

6,000  

US$64.00

6,000  

US$64.00

Japan- Canada, Europe, Middle East, Oceania, USA

(excl. Hawaii)

10,500

US$111.00

10,500

US$111.00

New York - Sao Paulo

3,500

US$37.00

3,500

US$37.00

Hong Kong - Europe, Africa

6,000

US$64.00

6,000

US$64.00

Singapore, Hong Kong - Australia

3,000  

US$32.00

3,000  

US$32.00

Within Europe, Oceania
(excl. those specified above/ incl. some domestic sectors)

500

US$5.00

500

US$5.00

Within Asia, Hawaii, North America,
(excl. those specified above/ incl. some domestic sectors)

200

US$2.00

200

US$2.00

 

*For full details about JAL’s fuel surcharge policy, please refer to http://www.jal.co.jp/en/other/info2006_0714.html

- Applicable to all international passenger tickets issued on or after January 1 to March 31, 2011.
- The surcharge applies to flights operated by Japan Airlines and its subsidiaries, including 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 2010(for the year ending Mar 31, 2011)

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

E

F

G

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

From US$100 - under US$110

From US$110 - under US$120

From US$120 - under US$130

JapanKorea

No fuel surcharge

200

300

500

1,000

1,500

2,000

2,500

JapanChina, Hong Kong, Taiwan

500

1,500

2,500

3,500

4,500

5,500

7,000

Japan - Guam, Philippines, Vietnam

1,000

2,000

3,000

4,000

5,000

6,500

8,000

JapanMalaysia, Singapore, Thailand

1,500

3,000

4,500

6,500

8,500

10,500

13,000

JapanHawaii, India, Indonesia

2,000

4,000

6,000

8,500

11,000

13,500

16,000

Japan - Canada, Europe,  Middle East, Oceania, USA (excluding Hawaii)

3,500

7,000

10,500

14,000

17,500

21,000

25,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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