Friday, September 08, 2006

Royal Brunei Airlines hikes fuel, insurance surcharges

By Lyna Mohamad

Royal Brunei Airlines (RBA), Brunei's national carrier, yesterday announced a rise in fuel and insurance surcharges as a result of a continuous rise in jet fuel prices.

RBA, in a press release, said as of September 1, 2006, the airline will impose the following rates to all tickets issued or reissued on or after September 1, 2006 based on per way of travel.

The new surcharge, all in Brunei dollars, applies for tickets issued and commencing in Brunei to travel to the respective destinations unless otherwise stated as follows:

Kota Kinabalu - $30

Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia and Ho Chi Minh City - $40

Brisbane to Auckland - $40

Hong Kong and Shanghai - $50

(RBA's destination in Australia) & Auckland - $55

Dubai, Sharjah and Jeddah - $70

Dubai to London or Bangkok to Frankfurt - $70

London and Frankfurt - $110

RBA apologised for any inconvenience caused.

Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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