JAL Announces International Fare Fuel Surcharge for Tickets Issued between December 2012 and January 2013

 

Japan Airlines (JAL) has requested for approval from the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) to revise up the fuel surcharges applied on all international passenger tickets issued between December 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013 as detailed below.
 
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 August and September 2012 averaged US$130.89 per barrel. With reference to the benchmark list for fiscal year 2012 (see below), this corresponds to Zone H of fuel surcharges which from December 2012, will range from 2,500 yen on a Japan – Korea ticket to 26,000 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 December 1, 2012 and January 31, 2013.
 
Fuel Surcharge for the period: December 1, 2012 – January 31, 2013




 

Current Level : Zone F
(Applicable till Nov. 30, 2012)

New Level: Zone H
 (Applicable on/after Dec. 1, 2012)

Based on average price of fuel:

US$113.94/barrel

US$130.89/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

JPY 2,000

US$25.00

JPY 2,500

US$31.00

Japan- China, Hong Kong, Taiwan

JPY 5,500

US$69.00

JPY 6,500

US$82.00

Japan- Guam, Palau, Philippines, Vietnam,

JPY 6,500

US$82.00

JPY 8,000

US$101.00

Japan- Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

JPY 10,500

US$132.00

JPY 13,000

US$164.00

Japan- Hawaii, India, Indonesia

JPY 13,500

US$170.00

JPY 16,500

US$208.00

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

JPY 21,000

US$264.00

JPY 26,000

US$327.00

- 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 2012 (for the year ending Mar 31, 2013)
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

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

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 28,500

   

Source = Japan Airlines
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