Airlines 'gouging' on fuel surcharges, says Flight Centre boss Graham Turner

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  1. Airlines 'gouging' on fuel surcharges, says Flight Centre boss Graham Turner
    AIRLINES have been accused of gouging customers with unreasonably high fuel surcharges and failing to respond to falls in global oil and jet fuel prices.
    Flight Centre boss Graham Turner said today recent jet fuel reductions had seen prices fall to the lowest levels in more than a year and should prompt to airlines "complicated fuel surcharge structures".
     
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  2. milchap
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    milchap Gold Member

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    Add Air Canada to the list. :mad:
     
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    No real surprise here. The airlines would try to maintain the surcharge even if fuel was free. :(
     
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    Next they'll be adding a 20% tip to pay the flight attendants.
     
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    BA is by far the worst offender in this where they even ripoff award redeemers .. but any mention of this gets a stanch defence from the loyal sheep. BAAAAA:D
     
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