Lufthansa Environment Fee Added to Airfares: Will Others Follow?

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Lufthansa has introduced an environmental surcharge to its ticket prices, making it one of the first airlines in Europe to take this step, potentially signaling a trend for others. The German airline group cites the necessity of meeting EU emissions reduction regulations as the reason for this new fee.

Passengers will see an additional charge of up to €72 on their fares, aimed at covering the costs of sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) and other carbon reduction initiatives. This fee will apply to flights starting from 1 January 2025.

Airlines have long warned that the higher costs associated with SAFs would eventually impact read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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