Information of Fuel Surcharge

Finnair have applied a fuel surcharge since April 1, 2005. Thanks to our customers helping us to face the burdens arising from higher aviation fuel prices worldwide we have been able to ameliorate our situation somewhat.
According to collapse in oil prices recently, the following “fuel surcharges” shall apply form 01 October, 2014 with the permission of the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport dated 27 August, 2014.

We kindly ask for your understanding in these matters.

Overview of the Fuel Surcharge (Tickets issued from 01 October 2014 to 31 January 2015)


Amount per sector

International flights to / from Japan
  • Applicable tickets
    All tickets for travel commencing from Japan
  • Conditions
    (1) Amount charged is the same for adults and children.
    (2) The same amount shall be applied for all discount fares for award tickets.
    (3) These amounts may change in accordance with relevant government licensing conditions.
  • Revision / Abolition
    In February / April / June / August / October / December [Table 1] aviation fuel (Singapore Kerosene) prices will be checked. Should the average price for aviation fuel (Singapore Kerosene) in the prior three months drop below the provisional amounts listed in [Table 2] permission will be sought from the relevant government to enact the consequent amendments from the effective period given in [Table 1]. Should the average fuel price drop below US$45 per barrel, the abolition of surcharges for flight tickets from the first day of the month following the month listed in [Table 1] shall be sought.
Table 1

Ticketing date

Month of check

Evaluating period for the average fuel price

April 1 February The average from December to January
June 1 April The average from February to March
August 1 June The average from April to May
October 1 August The average from June to July
December 1 October The average from August to September
February 1, 2015 December The average from October to November
Table 2

Price of Singapore Kerosene
(per barrel)

Fuel surcharge

Less than US$120 JPY21,000
Less than US$110 JPY17,500
Less than US$100 JPY14,000
Less than US$90 JPY10,500
Less than US$80 JPY7,000
Less than US$70 JPY3,500
Less than US$60 JPY3,000
Less than US$50 JPY2,000
Less than US$45 Abolished
  • European Sectors
    Following surcharges will be corrected for each European sectors
    Economy Class:32USD
    Business Class:40USD
  • Insurance Surcharge

Fore more information, please contact Finnair 0120-700-915.



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