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"Qantas always leads the way in announcing surcharges but we never hear about them taking the surcharges back off," he said.
Qantas chief financial officer Peter Gregg said surcharges had been introduced in 2004 after the company had absorbed price rises for almost six months.
Fuel prices remained volatile and Qantas was still not recovering all increases.
"We would need to see a sustained reduction below $US60 a barrel (currently $US66 a barrel) for more than a month before we could even consider reducing surcharges," Mr Gregg said.