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BA and Lufthansa reduced fuel surcharge

Created Thursday, 16th October 2008, 08:47 by whykay
(NOTE: This is a migrated article from the old IBC blog)

Amidst all the gloominess of tax increases from the budget, there is some good news from two large airlines who are reducing the fuel surcharge to reflect the drop in prices of oil.

Lufthansa reduced its fees for domestic and European flights by 11 percent to 24 euros and long-haul flights by 5 percent to 92 euros. The reductions apply to all tickets bought starting Oct. 20 [...]

British Airways said the fee for economy passengers on long-haul flights longer than nine hours will be reduced to 96 pounds (€123) from 109 pounds as of midnight today. World Traveller Plus premium-economy customers will pay 114.50 pounds, a decline of 5.4 percent

(Source: Independent – Two big airlines reduce fuel surcharge on falling oil price)