JAL and Hong Kong Airlines have made recent announcement about increasing ticket prices and new amenity kits.
Hong Kong Airlines has decided to introduce new amenity kits for their business class passengers on long haul international flights. The new amenity kit was created in collaboration between the airlines and the Ricebowl Republic design house for the bag and Clip for the contents in the bag.
There will be a total of 4 different designs on the amenity bag for passengers to enjoy and collect. The bags will reflect iconic symbols of Hong Kong, both present and past. This includes The Star Ferry, the modern Tram, old fashioned Rickshaw and the one of a kind Hong Kong skyline.
Inside each business class amenity kit are products from L'OCCITANE. These products include a shea butter lip balm and hand cream. Also inside will be the standard eye shades, ear plugs, socks and the all important tooth brush and tooth paste to help passengers keep their teeth clean during the long haul flights to their distant destinations.
Economy passengers on long haul international flights of Hong Kong Airlines will also receive a slimmed down version of the amenity kit. This kit will include the standard eye shades, ear plugs, socks along with tooth brush and paste in a tidy draw string bag.
From JAL is their announcement on the ticket price increase due to the fuel surcharge for the months of April and May 2017. This new fuel surcharge will be added ticket prices to all international flights out of Japan on JAL aircraft purchased from April 1st till May 31st.
Flights to Korea and Far East Russia will have an increase of $2.65 USD. To China, Hong Kong and Taiwan the cost will be $4.41 USD. To Guam, Palau, Philippines and Vietnam the cost will be $8.82 USD, to Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand it is $13.32 USD.
Hawaii, India, Sri Lanka and Indonesia will have an added surcharge of $17.64 USD and the highest level of additional costs of $30.86 USD are for flights to Europe, Middle East, North America and Oceania.
Sources: Hong Kong Airlines
, Air Transport News