Low-cost airlines yesterday announced to add 150 baht tax surcharge on their tickets, effective this month.
The tax surcharge was levied on the tickets after the Excise Department proposed the Cabinet to increase excuse tax on jet fuels, lubrication oil.
The increase was endorsed and became effective January 25 after it was announced in the Royal Gazette.
Under its proposal excise tax collected from jet fuel will be raised from 20 satang to 4 baht.
Thai Air Asia announced yesterday that it will add 150 baht more on its ticket for domestic fight to reflect its actual operation cost. The increase is effective today.
Meanwhile Nok Air and Thai Lion Air also added 150 baht on their tickets for domestic flights, effective February 6.
Source: Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS)