Northwest Airlines' unit to raise fuel surcharges

Northwest Airlines' unit to raise fuel surcharges
Northwest Airlines' unit to raise fuel surcharges

The increasing cost of fuel spurred Northwest Airlines’ unit to raise fuel surcharges in a number of markets.

NWA Cargo unit will increase:

- international fuel surcharges (to $1.20 per kilogram from $1.10), excluding traffic originating in Japan;

- westbound Trans-Pacific shipments from the United States to Shanghai, Guangzhou, and points beyond (additional 40 cents per kilogram);

- domestic U.S. fuel surcharges (to 44 cents per pound from 42 cents);

- security surcharge (to 6 cents per pound from 4.5 cents).

The changes are effective June 1.

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