9/19/2008

With the price of oil dipping below $100 a barrel, Canada's two largest carriers announced Thursday they were eliminating fuel surcharges on North American routes. Air Canada was first to act, cutting surcharges that ran as high as $60 one-way for flights to the U.S. WestJet Airlines followed suit, as did regional carrier Porter Airlines. Air Canada also said it was dropping a $25 charge for low-fare passengers checking a second bag.

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