JAPAN AIRLINES

Information Regarding Fuel Surcharge and Insurance Surcharge for International Flights

Updated on April 19, 2022

JAL applies fuel surcharge and insurance surcharge on all international passenger tickets. The surcharge applies to JL coded flights including JAL flights operated by other airlines.
Details of the Fuel Surcharge and Insurance Surcharge are as follows:

Fuel Surcharge

We originally introduced Fuel surcharge in response to unprecedented rises. We highly appreciate your understanding and cooperation. Fuel surcharge will be reviewed and revised bimonthly.

Tickets issued on / after April 1 until May 31, 2022

Per person for each segment from / to Japan

Route For travel originating in Japan
Japan - Korea, Far East Russia 1,800 Yen
Japan - East Asia (excluding Korea, Mongolia) 5,200 Yen
Japan - Guam, Palau, Philippines, Vietnam, Mongolia, Russia*1 5,800 Yen
Japan - Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Russia*2 9,800 Yen
Japan - Hawaii, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka 12,700 Yen
Japan - North America, Europe*3, Middle East, Oceania 20,200 Yen
  1. Irkutsk
  2. Novosibirsk
  3. For the JL codeshare flights within Europe operated by British Airways (BA) / Finnair (AY) / Iberia (IB), the following amounts will be applied per sector.
Country of departure for travel Business Class Economy Class
Japan USD 40 USD 32

These are not subject to bimonthly revision.

Tickets issued on / after June 1 until July 31, 2022

Per person for each segment from / to Japan

Route For travel originating in Japan
Japan - Korea, Far East Russia 4,100 Yen
Japan - East Asia (excluding Korea, Mongolia) 9,900 Yen
Japan - Guam, Palau, Philippines, Vietnam, Mongolia, Russia*1 12,700 Yen
Japan - Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Russia*2 19,600 Yen
Japan - Hawaii, Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka 23,600 Yen
Japan - North America, Europe*3, Middle East, Oceania 36,800 Yen
  1. Irkutsk
  2. Novosibirsk
  3. For the JL codeshare flights within Europe operated by British Airways (BA) / Finnair (AY) / Iberia (IB), the following amounts will be applied per sector.
Country of departure for travel Business Class Economy Class
Japan USD 40 USD 32

These are not subject to bimonthly revision.

  1. In addition to the applicable air fares and charges, the fuel surcharge in effect on the day of ticketing shall be applied.
  2. The amounts for the fuel surcharge are the same for adults, children and infants occupying seats. Infants without seats are exempt from the fuel surcharge.
    The fuel surcharge shall apply to JAL Mileage Bank award tickets.
  3. When a ticket is presented for refund, the full amount of the fuel surcharge shall be returned.
  4. The fuel surcharge may change without advance notice according to approvals from relevant governments.
  5. The handling procedures for an adjustment of the fuel surcharge occurring after a ticket is issued up to the date of departure are as follows.
  1. When a ticket is not changed*,
    no differential adjustment of the fuel surcharge will be made.
  2. When an unused ticket is changed*,
    the difference between the previous fuel surcharge and the newly revised fuel surcharge applicable to the ticket issuance date will be adjusted. (the whole itinerary will be reassessed)
  3. When a ticket is changed after departure,
    no differential adjustments of the fuel surcharge will be made.
  • Change means changes in itinerary, departure date with the same flight number, flight number with the same itinerary and rebooking of the new flights on the open dated award tickets previously cancelled.

Example:

  • Departure date change from July 1 to July 20 for JL031 Tokyo-Bangkok
  • Flight number change from JL031 to JL033 Tokyo-Bangkok on the same day
  • Making reservation of JL031 on July 1 Tokyo-Bangkok for open dated ticket

Insurance Surcharge

To cover the cost of the extra safety and security measures, an insurance surcharge is added to the price of tickets. We highly appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Sales country Amount per person for each segment
Japan JPY 400
Outside of Japan USD 3.60
  • Except flights to / from Canada / Hong Kong, and travel originating in Brazil
  1. In addition to the applicable air fares and charges, the insurance surcharge in effect on the day of ticketing shall be applied.
  2. The amounts for the insurance surcharge are the same for adults, children and infants.
    The insurance surcharge shall apply to JAL Mileage Bank award tickets.
  3. When a ticket is presented for refund, the full amount of the insurance surcharge shall be returned.
  4. The insurance surcharge may change without advance notice according to approvals from relevant governments.
  5. The handling procedures for an adjustment of the insurance surcharge occurring after a ticket is issued up to the date of departure are as follows.
  1. When a ticket is not changed*,
    no differential adjustment of the insurance surcharge will be made.
  2. When an unused ticket is changed*,
    the difference between the previous insurance surcharge and the newly revised insurance surcharge applicable to the ticket issuance date will be adjusted. (the whole itinerary will be reassessed)
  3. When a ticket is changed after departure,
    no differential adjustments of the insurance surcharge will be made.
  • Change means changes in itinerary, departure date with the same flight number, flight number with the same itinerary and rebooking of the new flights on the open dated award tickets previously cancelled.

Example:

  • Departure date change from May 1 to May 20 for JL031 Tokyo-Bangkok
  • Flight number change from JL031 to JL033 Tokyo-Bangkok on the same day
  • Making reservation of JL031 on May 1 Tokyo-Bangkok for open dated ticket

Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.