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Revision to fuel surcharges

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism in Japan has approved revisions to the fuel surcharges for tickets issued on or after December 1, 2014.

United regrets imposing this financial burden on our customers. We ask for your support and cooperation as we strive to maintain a high level of service.

Surcharges
From — To One way Roundtrip
Japan — U.S. (except Hawaii) ¥21,000 ¥42,000
Japan — Central & South America ¥21,000 ¥42,000
Japan — Honolulu ¥13,500 ¥27,000
Japan — Singapore ¥10,500 ¥21,000
Japan — Guam, Palau, Rota, Saipan ¥6,500 ¥13,000
Japan — Manila, other Micronesia routes ¥10,000 ¥20,000
Japan — Cairns ¥15,000 ¥30,000
Japan — Seoul ¥2,000 ¥4,000
Applicable from (date) Tickets issued on or after December 1, 2014
Conditions for revision/elimination of surcharges

For routes between Japan and the locations specified in the table below: At the beginning of February, April, June, August, October and December, if the most recent two-month average of Singapore kerosene prices falls below the amounts listed in the following table, fuel surcharges will be revised as indicated for tickets purchased from the first day of the following month.

Fuel surcharges
Kerosene price U.S. (except Hawaii) Honolulu Singapore Guam Seoul
Below $120 ¥21,000 ¥13,500 ¥10,500 ¥6,500 ¥2,000
Below $110 ¥17,500 ¥11,000 ¥8,500 ¥5,000 ¥1,500
Below $100 ¥14,000 ¥8,500 ¥6,500 ¥4,000 ¥1,000
Below $90 ¥10,500 ¥6,000 ¥4,500 ¥3,000 ¥500
Below $80 ¥7,000 ¥4,000 ¥3,000 ¥2,000 ¥300
Below $70 ¥3,500 ¥2,000 ¥1,500 ¥1,000 ¥200
Below $60 None
Terms of application

The same fuel surcharge applies to tickets issued to adults, children and infants with seats. Fuel surcharges do not apply to tickets issued for infants traveling on adults’ laps.

Applicable fares All fares for travel originating in Japan, including package tour and group tickets

To view detailed information regarding the fuel surcharges for tickets issued on or before November 30, 2014, see Fuel Surcharges On Tickets Issued Prior To Most Recent Update page.

  • Fuel surcharges will also be applied to unscheduled and charter flights.
  • Surcharges are subject to change after a minimum notification period.
  • Fuel surcharges for flights between Japan and Cairns, Manila, Micronesia destinations (except for Guam), and Central and South America are not subject to conditions for revision or elimination.

For additional information regarding fuel surcharges, please contact the United Customer Contact Center in Japan.