Taiwan To Raise Fuel Surcharges From Mid June

According to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration, as a result of the increase of aviation fuel prices, local airlines can raise fuel surcharges for long and short haul international flights by 25% from June 15, 2009.

For long-haul flights, airlines can raise the fuel surcharges by USD6.5 to USD32.5 per person; while on short-haul flights fares can be increased by USD2.5 to USD12.5 per person. Fuel surcharges at the current level came into effect on January 14, 2009.

Taiwan CAA said in the announcement that CPC Corporation has raised the price of aviation for June to USD72.43 per barrel.