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Singapore Airlines to increase fuel surcharges

9 March 2011- Singapore Airlines will increase its fuel surcharge for tickets issued on or after 17 March 2011, as a result of the continued escalation in the price of jet fuel.


The price of jet fuel is now above USD130 per barrel, which is the highest in two years.


The new fuel surcharge levels shown below will apply to Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights. They represent an increase of between USD2 and USD26 per sector, depending on the distance and class of travel.


Route Per Ticketed Sector Surcharge in USD: First Class,Suites Surcharge in USD: Business Class Surcharge in USD: Economy Class
Between Singapore and South East Asian gateways [1] 48 41 30
Between Singapore and Europe/South Africa [2] 168 158 142
Between Singapore and Americas 258 248 238
Between Europe and Australia / New Zealand [3] 256 240 216
All other flights [4] 124 110 96


* Figures in US Dollars, converted into currency of sale at time of ticketing



The application of fuel surcharges may be subject to regulatory approval or variation in some individual markets.


The adjustments will offer only partial relief from the higher operating costs arising from increases in the price of jet fuel.


Singapore Airlines will continue to closely monitor the price of fuel and keep surcharges under constant review.


[1] Includes flights between Germany and the United Kingdom, as well as between the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait/Egypt.


[2] Includes flights between North America and Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Moscow, as well as between Barcelona and Sao Paulo.


[3] Applicable to transfer flights via Singapore only, not involving stopovers.


[4] Includes flights between Singapore and cities in Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, Bangladesh, Maldives, Sri Lanka, Egypt, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.



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