JAL lowers cargo fuel surcharge

Japan Airlines (JAL) has filed with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for a decrease in fuel surcharge for international cargo flights departing Japan, with effect from 1 April, 2009. The international cargo fuel surcharge on long-haul international routes for flights departing Japan will decrease from 115 yen (US$1.71) to 31 […]


JAL lowers cargo fuel surcharge


Japan Airlines (JAL) has filed with the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) for a decrease in fuel surcharge for international cargo flights departing Japan, with effect from 1 April, 2009. The international cargo fuel surcharge on long-haul international routes for flights departing Japan will decrease from 115 yen (US$1.71) to 31 yen per kg. In the case of medium-haul international routes, the surcharge will decrease from 99 to 27 yen per kg, and on short-haul routes from 83 yen to 23 yen per kg, representing an overall reduction of up to 27 per cent on all routes.