Firefly Has No Plan To Implement Fuel Surcharge Now

>> Friday, March 4, 2011



KUALA LUMPUR, March 3 (Bernama) -- Malaysia's community airline, Firefly, has no plan to implement fuel surcharge at this moment although the crude oil price has surged to US$116.81 (US$1=RM3.00) per barrel.

Its managing director, Datuk Eddy Leong, said the airline faced the risk of fuel volatility just like other airlines worldwide and subscribe to Malaysia Airlines group's overall hedging policy.

"However we will continue to monitor the situation closely," he said in an e-mail reply to Bernama's query on the impact of fuel price increase.

Meanwhile, Firefly aimed to increase its sales at this year's Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (Matta) Fair from March 11-13, 2011, by two-fold this year.

In a statement Thursday, its head of Firefly Holiday, Ng Pei Fern, said the airline would offer attractive holiday package deals to take into account their needs and affordability.

"We are offering complementary extras such as meals, transfers and message or spa sessions. The customers can enjoy an extension of varieties in terms of destination and value to choose from," Ng said.

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