Fuel Surcharges Lose Credibility With Low Fuel Prices, Invite Government Intervention

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    Airlines like fuel surcharges because: Changing the fuel surcharge in a market can raise or lower every ticket price in that market, no need to re-file every single fare. They allow an airline to raise price even with many fixed-fare agreements. And, of course, because they can be charged to frequent flyers trying to redeem […] The post Fuel Surcharges Lose Credibility With Low Fuel Prices, Invite Government Intervention appeared first on View from the Wing.

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