Northwest Airlines to Add Fuel Surcharge

Traveling via Northwest Airlines just got pricier. First the airline added baggage fees and now it is announcing that, beginning January 10, it will add fuel surcharges of up to $80 for many domestic roundtrip tickets.

The surcharge will apply to travel to about 7,000 city pairs, matching surcharges added by competitors in those markets. The fuel surcharge will cover less than two-thirds of the airlines's city pairs but, if it is enacted, it will be the largest fare increase since United Airline's $70 base fire hike in April.

Read more on

Suggested Articles

Believe it or not, we're halfway through 2019 already. Travel Agent decided to take this time to look back at some of our biggest stories about Europe…

International regulators are meeting to discuss the aircraft’s return as controversy brews in the U.S. over investigations into the plane’s initial…

The region accounts for the top three most popular long-haul summer travel destinations this year: Great Britain, Italy and France, according to a new study by…