Qantas has removed a carbon tax-linked surcharge from its fares, but the airline does not expect to reduce ticket prices as a result. The airline said in a statement that it had removed the surcharge ahead of the expected repeal of the government’s carbon tax, which is expected to pass the Australian Senate soon. In February 2012, Qantas announced its intention to raise domestic ticket prices as a result of the carbon tax. It said fares on Qantas and QantasLink flights would rise by $1.82 to $6.86, depending on the length of the sector. However, the airline said the carbon

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