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Fuel surcharge updates

Latest update: 16 Mar 2018 16:00 HKT (GMT+8)

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon tickets issued or re-issued* for travel originating outside of Hong Kong on/after 15 September 2016 will have a fuel surcharge applied. The surcharge will apply per flight sector, including children and infant fares. No fuel surcharges apply for travel itineraries originating in Hong Kong.

  • The fuel surcharges will be adjusted in accordance with fuel prices on a monthly basis.
  • Fuel surcharges will be calculated in US dollars, with the exception of tickets purchased in Hong Kong, Canada, and New Zealand, where fuel surcharges will be collected in the local currency. See below for details.
  • Surcharges for tickets purchased in Korea vary depending on itinerary. See below for details.
  • No fuel surcharges apply for ground transportation between Bahrain (BAH) and Dammam, Saudi Arabia (DMM).
  • Tickets purchased in the Philippines for itineraries originated in the Philippines are not subject to this surcharge.
  • Codeshare flights are also subject to respective fuel surcharges; codeshare trains with SNCF (ground transportation in France) do not incur the fuel surcharge.


Flights to Hong Kong from: South West Pacific, North America, Europe, Africa, Middle East, and South Asia:
Tickets purchased in: Hong Kong Canada New Zealand Japan Others
Until 31 Mar 2018 HKD516 CAD82 NZD91 JPY6000 USD66.2
From 01 Apr 2018 HKD516 CAD82 NZD91 JPY7300 USD66.2


Flights not mentioned above, including flights between New York and Vancouver:
Tickets purchased in: Hong Kong Canada New Zealand Others China Japan
Sectors between China and Hong Kong Sectors outside China Sectors between Japan and Hong Kong/Taiwan Sectors outside Japan
Until 31 Mar 2018 HKD116 CAD18.4 NZD20 USD14.9 USD9 USD14.9 JPY2000 JPY1600
From 01 Apr 2018 HKD116 CAD18.4 NZD20 USD14.9 USD9 USD14.9 JPY2000 JPY1700


*Tickets re-issued under these conditions:

  • Change of any sector
  • Change of routing
  • Change of routing, due to other carrier’s flight schedule change or cancellation