BA & Virgin Cut Fuel Surcharge

Drop in oil price means lower fuel surcharges

By Reuters on 15 October 2008 in News

British airline Virgin Atlantic Airways said it has cut its passenger fuel surcharges following the drop in oil prices.

From 2300 GMT on Wednesday, Virgin Atlantic will reduce the charge by up to GBP13 pounds (USD$22.81) per passenger, depending on the destination and class of cabin, the airline said on Tuesday.

Passengers travelling on longer flights in economy class will benefit from the full GBP13 pound cut, taking the charge to GBP96 (USD$168).

Passengers travelling in premium economy class will pay GBP5 less on shorter flights and GBP6.50 less on longer flights.



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