Lufthansa raises fuel surcharges

Lufthansa is upping its fuel surcharges across all short and long-haul journeys.The fuel surcharge on domestic German and intra-European routes will increase by three euros to 27 euros per flight segment.

On long-haul routes the corresponding fuel surcharge will be raised by 5 euros to 97 euros per flight segment.

The increases will apply to all Lufthansa tickets issued on or after 17 July 2008.

Lufthansa last increased its fuel surcharges on 16 June 2008 - on European flights by 3 euros to 24 euros and on long-haul flights by 10 euros to 92 euros.