Saturday, March 29, 2008

Royal Brunei Airlines too hikes fuel surcharge

By Azaraimy HH

The national carrier, Royal Brunei Airlines on Friday informed that it will increase its fuel surcharge on selected routes in the wake of rising oil prices.

In a press statement, RBA said due to the continuous rise of oil prices Royal Brunei Airlines will increase its fuel surcharge on selected routes for tickets issued or reissued on and after Tuesday 1st April 2008.

Below is the updated list of surcharges that will apply to tickets issued in Brunei for travel from and to Bandar Seri Begawan.

* Kota Kinabalu and Kuching - B$30 one-way (no change),

* Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Manila, Jakarta, Surabaya, Bali and Ho Chi Minh City - B$55 one-way,

* Hong Kong and Shanghai - B$65 one-way,

* Perth, Brisbane and Sydney - B$75 one-way,

* Auckland - B$110 one-way,

* Dubai and Jeddah - B$90 one-way,

* London - B$135 one-way.

Earlier this week Singapore Airline (SIA) announced increased fuel surcharges between Singapore and Asean countries due to soaring jet fuel prices.

SIA said surcharges between Singapore and other Asean countries will increase from US$26 (B$37.30) to US$30 (B$43.50) per sector, while for flights to US and Canada, fuel surcharges will go up from US$123 (B$178.35) to US$130 (B$188.50) per sector.

Other SIA flights to Europe and North Asia will see an increase in fuel surcharges from US$75 (B$108.75) to US$80 (B$116) per sector.

Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin Weekend

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