British Airways is increasing its fuel surcharge on tickets sold and issued in the UK to £35 ($61.65) per sector from £30 on its long-haul flights. The short-haul surcharge remains unchanged at £8 per sector. "Our annual fuel bill for 2005/2006 is expected to be some £1.6 billion. We estimated previously that this would rise by £400million in 2006/2007 but at these prices [above $70 a barrel], we would now expect this year's fuel bill to be £600 million higher ...

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