Taiwan to raise airlines fuel surcharges by 2.5/6.5 USD

Taipei (XFN-ASIA) - The Civil Aeronautics Administration at

the Ministry of Transportation and Communications has decided to raise passenger

fuel surcharges on domestic airliners by 2.5 usd to 17.5 usd on short-haul flights

and and by 6.5 usd on long-haul flights to 45.5 usd.

The surcharges will take effect from July 16, according to a statement by the administration.

The adjustments have been made to reflect higher fuel costs, it added.