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Singapore Airlines to increase fuel surcharges

15 April 2011 - In light of the continuing rise in the price of jet fuel, Singapore Airlines will increase its fuel surcharge for tickets issued on or after 21 April 2011.


Jet fuel prices have risen more than 30% since the beginning of the year. The price of jet fuel is now more than USD138 per barrel, which is the highest level in two years.


The new fuel surcharge levels shown below will apply to Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights. They represent an increase of between USD4 and USD32 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] 55 47 34
Between Singapore and Europe/South Africa [2] 192 180 162
Between Singapore and Americas 290 278 266
Between Europe and Australia / New Zealand [3] 286 268 242
All other flights [4] 138 122 106


* 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 (not involving stopovers) via Singapore only.


[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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