Asking Price

SriLankan Airlines says it will need a fuel surcharge of about US$ 5 on a one-way ticket if it is to cover fuel costs soaring through the roof. SriLankan Airlines says it will need a fuel surcharge of about US$ 5 on a one-way ticket if it is to cover fuel costs soaring through the roof. “Last year aviation fuel prices were US$ 0.98 a gallon last year. This year we budgeted for US$ 1.15 a gallon and we are buying fuel at US$ 1.31 right now,” CEO of SriLankan Airlines Peter Hill said on Monday.

The National carrier last increased fares on June 1 this year by Rs. 300 to Rs. 500 (US$ 3 to 5) on their short haul and long haul flights respectively.

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Airline has been 25 years in operation this Sept

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