ANA, JAL to slash fuel surcharges
NHK -- Feb 21
Air travelers in Japan can expect some relief for their pocketbooks this spring. The country's biggest airlines say they are going to slash fuel surcharges for many of their international flights.

All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines say the cuts will be in effect for tickets issued in April and May.

The fuel charges will be slashed by over 60 percent. Consumers can thank lower crude-oil prices.

Airlines add fuel surcharges to international airfares based on fuel prices and review them every two months.

全日空と日本航空は、今年4月と5月に発券する国際線の燃油サーチャージを大幅に引き下げると発表した。原油価格の下落に伴うもので、1年8カ月ぶりの値下げとなる。日本とハワイを結ぶ路線は、現在は片道1万1000円かかるが、4000円となる。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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