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Singapore Airlines to increase fuel surcharges

21 January 2011 - Singapore Airlines will increase its fuel surcharge for tickets issued on or after 27 January 2011, as a result of the recent sharp and sustained escalation in the price of jet fuel.


The price of jet fuel is now above USD110 per barrel.


The new levels shown below will apply to Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights. They represent an increase of between USD3 and USD27 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] 43 37 28
Between Singapore and Europe/South Africa [2] 151 142 128
Between Singapore and Americas 232 223 215
All other flights [3] 113 100 88


* 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] 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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