Aer Lingus announces fuel surcharges increase on US flights

Aer Lingus has announced a further price hike for passengers.

Fuel surcharges on long-haul flights to and from the US are to increase by up to €28 from next Wednesday.

Flights to and from New York, Boston and Washington will increase by up to €25.

Routes between Ireland and Chicago will go up by around €28, while San Francisco and LA flights will increase by up to €21.

The airline said the increases were necessary because of the rising price of oil.

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