Oil price drop and surcharges

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by pomjim, Jan 6, 2005.

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  1. pomjim

    pomjim Intern

    Aug 1, 2004
    Now that oil has dropped to it's lowest price in 6 months, can we expect the airlines to start dropping the petrol surcharge they put on tickets to drop also.

    Or am I just living in a dreamworld?
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  2. oz_mark

    oz_mark Enthusiast

    Jun 30, 2002
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    I think it is a pipe dream for the moment. But some airlines have started to reduce the surcharge on freight, so you never know
  3. clifford

    clifford Established Member

    Jul 6, 2004
    Canberra / London
    Note that it's back up to USD 45.
  4. NM


    Aug 27, 2004
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    I am not aware of Qantas operating any petrol-driven aircraft in their fleet.

    However, Qantas have come out in the media stating that even with the revenue generated by the fuel surcharges they will still be many millions of dollars behind their budgeted fuel expenditure for the year. So I do not expect to see the removal of the fuel surcharge until one or more things hapen:

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