Cathay Pacific Raises Fuel Surcharges for Mainland Routes
According to Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways recently, it had received approval from the Hong Kong government to raise fuel surcharges on passenger fares by 10% to 15% in March as a result of higher global oil prices.
From March 1, the fuel surcharge for short-haul flights operated by Cathay Pacific will rise by 15% from the current HKD143 per journey to HKD165 per journey, and the surcharge for its long-haul flights will rise by 10% to HKD747 from HKD677.
Fuel surcharges for flights between Hong Kong and mainland China will be rose from UDS18.30 to USD21.20.
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