The airline announced today that it will increase surcharges for one-way international flights by as much as $60. That means the total surcharge for a one-way flight to the US will be $310, while those to the UK and Germany will amount to $350.Qantas subsidiaries Jetstar and QantasLink will also raise their fares to counter the carbon tax which is expected to cost the Qantas group as much as $110-115M in the 2012/13 financial year.
Qantas has also put on an extra charge of $20 for flights to Asia and Hawaii – taking the total surcharge to $165 – and $40 for flights to South America and South Africa (taking it to $240).
Read more about the rises at theage.com.au HERE
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