Apr. 5 – Due to rising oil prices, Chinese airline companies have increased fuel surcharge fees for both domestic and international fights.
For domestic routes, the fuel surcharge fee has been increased by RMB10 per flight beginning April 5, 2012. After the adjustment, passengers are now subject to an RMB80 fuel surcharge for flights of less than 800 kilometers and RMB150 for longer routes, instead of the previous surcharges of RMB70 and RMB140. It is the second time that Chinese airlines have increased fuel surcharge fees for domestic flights since the beginning of March 2012. Continue reading