• April 20, 2020

JAL Announces International Fare Fuel Surcharge for Tickets Issued Between June and July 2020

Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from Japan`s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to set the level of fuel surcharge on international passenger tickets purchased in Japan between June 1 and July 31, 2020.

JAL sets fuel surcharge levels bimonthly based on the two 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 2020 averaged US$50.62 per barrel, which accounted for 5,494 yen in the average exchange rate of 108.53 JPY/USD during the same period.

As a result, with reference to the benchmark list for FY2020, fuel surcharges will not be collected for tickets issued between June and July 2020.

Fuel Surcharge for the period: June 1 ~ July 31, 2020


Current Level: Zone C

(Applicable till May 31, 2020)

New Level: Below 6,000 Yen

(Applicable on/after June 1, 2020)

Based on average price of fuel

JPY 8,312/barrel

JPY 5,494/barrel

Route (Per person per sector flown)

For travel originating in Japan

For travel originating in Japan

Japan - Korea, Far East Russia

500 Yen







No Fuel Surcharge

Japan – East Asia (excluding Korea, Mongolia)

2,500 Yen

Japan - Guam, Palau, Philippines, Vietnam, Mongolia, Russia (*1)

3,000 Yen

Japan - Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand, Russia (*2)

4,500 Yen

Japan - Hawaii, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia

6,000 Yen

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

10,500 Yen

(*1) Russia -> Irkutsk
(*2) Russia -> Novosibirsk
- For full details about JAL’s fuel surcharge policy, please refer to http://www.jal.co.jp/en/inter/if.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.



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