Friday, February 18, 2011
Buy your tickets now! Japan Airlines announced today that the fuel surcharge for international flights between Hawaii and Japan will be doubling - from $64 per person one way to $127 per person one way - beginning April 1st 2011. This fuel surcharge will apply to all tickets issued between April 1st and May 31st 2011.
Tickets must be purchased before April 1st to avoid the increased fuel surcharge. With prices projected to continue rising into 2011, its likely that airlines will pass the costs along to the passengers, either through fare hikes or fuel surcharges.
See the Japan Airlines press release for more details.