Fuel Surcharge

Fuel Surcharge for International Travel Originating from Japan

At Air Canada, with the continuous record-high level of oil prices, a fuel surcharge has been introduced and added to the price of international tickets for all passengers issued on or after March 1, 2005. Please note the following fuel surcharge and its details for all international travel originating and ticketed in Japan. We highly appreciate your understanding and cooperation.
uel surcharge is abolished when 2month average of Singapore Kerosene price per barrel is under JPY6000.

Fuel Surcharge

For ticket originating in Japan and issued during December 1, 2017 – January 31, 2017.

Sector Fuel Surcharge (One Way/Person)
Japan Canada
JPY7,000
Japan U.S.A, Mexico, Caribbean, Central & South America*
Japan Iceland
JPY10,500

Japan ⇔ U.S.A/Mexico/ Caribbean/Central & America*: The fuel surcharge is same as Japan ⇔ Canada (with or without stopovers).

Currently, Air Canada is setting a public fare from Japan to Iceland only among Europe. Please be informed that the fuel surcharge for other European countries are different.

For ticket originating in Japan and issued during August 1, 2017 – November 30, 2017.

Sector Fuel Surcharge (One Way/Person)
Japan Canada
JPY3,500
Japan U.S.A, Mexico, Caribbean, Central & South America*
Japan Iceland
JPY7,000

Japan ⇔ U.S.A/Mexico/ Caribbean/Central & America*: The fuel surcharge is same as Japan ⇔ Canada (with or without stopovers).

Currently, Air Canada is setting a public fare from Japan to Iceland only among Europe. Please be informed that the fuel surcharge for other European countries are different.

Applicable Conditions

For ticket originating in Japan and issued during April 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018.

Fuel Surcharge Benchmark List

Singapore Kerosene Fuel Price
(US$/Barrel)
Fuel Surcharge
(One Way/Person)
From JPY10,000 - Under JPY11,000 JPY17,500
From JPY9,000 - Under JPY10,000 JPY14,000
From JPY8,000 - Under JPY9,000 JPY10,500
From JPY7,000 - Under JPY8,000 JPY7,000
From JPY6,000 - Under JPY7,000 JPY3,500
Below JPY6,000 Abolish

(*It is subject to government approval)
(Applicable only Japan ⇔ Canada)

Conditions

  • The fuel surcharge will apply to international tickets for all passengers except infants without seats (same amounts for adults, children and infants occupying seats).
  • When a ticket is presented for refund, the full amount of the fuel surcharge shall be returned.
  • The Fuel surcharge is shown in the TAX box of the ticket. (Code-YQ)

Amendment/Abolition

  • The applicable fuel surcharge is based on a two-month average fuel price of Singapore Kerosene and will be fixed for two months as below table. The Singapore kerosene price will be based on Japanese Yen converted from USD using the average exchange rate in the same two-months period. In case of further fuel surcharge changes, Air Canada will apply to the government for approval in applicable countries. If the two-month average fuel price falls below JPY6,000, Air Canada will apply to the government for approval in applicable countries to abolish the fuel surcharge.
Ticketing Date Evaluating Period for the Average Fuel Price
APR - MAY The average from DEC to JAN To be confirmed in the beginning of FEB
JUN - JUL The average from FEB to MAR To be confirmed in the beginning of APR
AUG - SEP The average from APR to MAY To be confirmed in the beginning of JUN
OCT - NOV The average from JUN to JUL To be confirmed in the beginning of AUG
DEC - JAN The average from AUG to SEP To be confirmed in the beginning of OCT
FEB - MAR The average from OCT to NOV To be confirmed in the beginning of DEC

For further details on the above and other routings, please contact our Air Canada Call Center.

* Fuel Surcharge may be changed without advance notice. 

(Last updated, October 24, 2017.)