Flying out of Hong Kong proving to be an expensive business for travellers as airlines impose fuel tax to cover rising cost of oil

Travellers flying out of Hong Kong International Airport are being charged as much as HK$1,624 (US$207) extra by airlines after a fuel surcharge fee was reintroduced on November 1.
A review of ticket prices by the Post has found that almost half of the airlines operating out of the city have added the tariff to the cost of a flight, to cover the rising cost of oil.
The Civil Aviation Department, the industry regulator, announced in late September that airlines would be given free rein to charge…

from South China Morning Post – News feed https://ift.tt/2qHEMup

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