Bankgok (THAI AIRWYS) - Thai Airways International Public Company Limited announced that the airline will increase its fuel surcharge on the international flight sectors routed Bangkok – Singapore v.v. and Bangkok – Malaysia v.v. (Kuala Lumpur and Penang) as of 1 September 2006 onwards, due to the continually increasing fuel costs worldwide. The increase in fuel surcharge on these routes will aid in covering part of the fuel costs incurred last month, as also implemented by airlines across the globe.
Mr. Wallop Bhukkanasut, Executive Vice President for Commercial, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited, said that as of 1 September 2006 onwards the company will increase its fuel surcharge on international flights, by collecting an increase in fuel surcharge from all passengers who fly THAI flights and whose tickets are issued by THAI’s sales offices and travel agencies selling THAI air tickets in Thailand and overseas, with rates as follows:
- Bangkok – Singapore v.v. at USD 20 or approximately 800 Baht per flight coupon (from previously USD 15 or approximately 600 Baht per flight coupon).
- Bangkok – Malaysia v.v. (Kuala Lumpur and Penang) at USD 22 or approximately 880 Baht per flight coupon (from previously USD 14 or approximately 560 Baht per flight coupon).