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Thai Airways increases Fuel Surcharges; to Suspend Bangkok-New York Flights

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Thai Airways International is adjusting its fuel surcharge on international and domestic flights, effective 25 June 2008, due to the massive increases in the price of jet fuel.

The company has adjusted its fuel surcharge for international and domestic flights, calculated on all classes of passenger travel on THAI flights and air tickets issued by THAIs sales and ticketing offices worldwide, which is based on the policy agreed upon by the Civil Aviation Department for commercial airlines and includes agreements with other countries, as follows:

Impose the fuel surcharge rate of US$ 60 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok-Hanoi, Bangkok-Vientiane, Bangkok-Phnom Penh, Bangkok-Penang, Bangkok-Yangon, Hong Kong-Taipei, Dubai-Kuwait, Chiang Mai-Kunming, and the route between Bodhgaya-Varanasi.

US$ 75 per sector, on the return routes Bangkok-Singapore and Bangkok-Kuala Lumpur.

US$ 90 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-Kunming, Bangkok-Guangzhou, Bangkok-Dhaka, Bangkok-Kolkata, Bangkok-Brunei, Bangkok-Hong Kong, Bangkok-Chittagong, including the route between Taipei-Seoul.

US$ 105 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-Bangalore, Bangkok-Hyderabad, Bangkok-Chennai, Bangkok-Bodhgaya, Bangkok-Varanasi, Bangkok-Jakarta, Bangkok-Manila, Bangkok-Chengdu, Bangkok-Colombo, Bangkok-Kathmandu, Bangkok-Xiamen, Bangkok-Hyderabad, Bangkok-Taipei, Manila-Osaka and Hong Kong-Seoul.

US$ 146 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-Perth, Bangkok-Denpasar, Bangkok-Muscat, Bangkok-Islamabad, Bangkok-Delhi, Bangkok-Mumbai, Bangkok-Kuwait, Bangkok-Dubai, Bangkok-Karachi, Bangkok-Lahore, Bangkok-Beijing, Bangkok-Shanghai, Perth-Phuket and Chennai-Dubai.

US$ 152 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-Tokyo, Bangkok-Osaka, Bangkok-Nagoya, Bangkok-Fukuoka, Bangkok-Seoul, and Bangkok-Busan.

US$ 185 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-Melbourne, Bangkok-Sydney, and Bangkok-Brisbane.

US$ 210 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-Auckland, Bangkok-Munich, Bangkok-Milan, Bangkok-Rome, Bangkok-Athens, Bangkok-Copenhagen, Bangkok-Stockholm, Bangkok-Zurich, Bangkok-Moscow, Bangkok-Johannesburg and Bangkok-Frankfurt.

US$ 230 per sector, on the return routes: Bangkok-London, Bangkok-Paris and Bangkok-Madrid.

US$ 281 per sector, on the return route Bangkok-New York and Bangkok-Los Angeles.

The airline will suspend its flights on the return route Bangkok-New York, effective 1 July 2008.

As for domestic flights on all sectors, Thai Airways will collect a fuel surcharge rate of THB 850 per sector, excluding the route Chiang Mai-Mae Hong Son whereby THB 600 will be collected per sector.

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