China-Singapore Finance, March 31 (Reporter Li Jinlei) Fuel surcharges for domestic routes have once again ushered in an increase.

  Long-distance fuel surcharge reaches 100 yuan

  Zhongxin Finance reporters learned from platforms such as Tongcheng Travel and Qunar that the platform has received notices from domestic airlines such as Hainan Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, and Grand China Airlines that the fuel surcharge will be adjusted from April 5, 2022 (inclusive). charging standard.

  After the adjustment, the fuel surcharges for domestic routes will be charged as follows: for segments below 800 kilometers (inclusive), each passenger will be charged RMB 50; for segments over 800 kilometers, each passenger will be charged RMB 100.

  According to the adjustment of the fuel surcharge, the surcharge for domestic flights for an adult ticket will start from 100 yuan, excluding the free infrastructure fee for domestic aircraft, and the airport construction fee plus fuel fee will reach 150 yuan for routes of more than 800 kilometers. Yuan.

  Lan Xiang, dean of the Qunar Big Data Research Institute, analyzed that the fuel surcharge adjustment was due to the increase in oil prices. After the fuel surcharge was adjusted in March, the average fuel surcharge expenditure per ticket doubled from February.

On March 27, the national civil aviation will begin to implement the flight plan for the summer and autumn seasons in 2022. After the season change, the proportion of domestic airlines' short flight routes will be reduced, and the flight distance will be extended after the season change, which will reduce the cost of aviation fuel prices to a certain extent.

  Two adjustments since the resumption of collection on February 5

  Previously, the collection of fuel surcharges was suspended from January 5, 2022. Later, on February 5, 2022, airlines resumed the collection of fuel surcharges for domestic routes. For routes below 800 kilometers (inclusive), each passenger will be charged 10 yuan; 800 For routes of more than 100 kilometers (inclusive), each passenger will be charged 20 yuan.

  On March 5, 2022, the fuel surcharge will increase again. For segments below 800 kilometers (inclusive), each adult passenger will be charged a fuel surcharge of 20 yuan; for segments over 800 kilometers, each adult passenger will be charged a fuel surcharge of 40 yuan.

  The fuel surcharge adjustment has increased from 20 yuan to 50 yuan for segments below 800 kilometers (inclusive), and from 40 yuan to 100 yuan for segments above 800 kilometers, an increase of 150%.

  Ticket prices on some routes are lower than fuel surcharges

  A number of online travel platforms Qingming travel forecasts show that the prices of various travel products during this year's Qingming period are at the low point of the small holiday in recent years, and the Qingming may become the most cost-effective mini-long holiday in the past three years.

Among them, the average price of air tickets dropped by nearly 40% compared with the same period last year, the lowest point in the past three years.

  Zhongxin Finance has noticed that the prices of some routes are already lower than the fuel surcharge.

For example, from Shanghai to Xi'an on April 6, the lowest price of air tickets on some routes is only 99 yuan.

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