China's three airlines - Okair, Lucky Air and China Southern Airlines - announced on Saturday to raise passenger fuel surcharges on their domestic routes from October 5.
According to the airlines, the surcharge for each passenger flying less than 800 kilometers will rise to 20 yuan (USD 3.13) from the current 10 yuan, while the fee on longer routes will rise to 30 yuan from 10 yuan.
From June 5, the domestic airlines including Air China, China Eastern Airlines, Hainan Airlines, Shanghai Airlines, Spring Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Western Airlines and Okair have reintroduced fuel surcharges on their domestic routes after the fee was cancelled for three years.
Moreover, the Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong has approved the passenger fuel surcharges from November.
On Thursday, Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific announced return to surcharge from Nov 2.
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