Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Changi Airport welcomes 2 new airlines

SINGAPORE: Two new airlines will commence operations at Changi airport in the next two weeks.

Changi Airport Group said Philippines' Airphil Express and Malaysia's Berjaya Air are the sixth and seventh new airlines at the airport this year.

Singapore is Airphil's first international destination.

Starting October 27, Airphil will operate 14 weekly flights between Singapore and Manila from Changi's Terminal 2. From December 1, it will mount 14 weekly flights between Singapore and Cebu.

Airphil will join five other carriers currently flying to the Philippines.

Meanwhile, Berjaya will operate scheduled flights at the Budget terminal from November 1.

The services will start with 10 flights a week to Tioman in Malaysia.

From March next year after the monsoon season, the Malaysian carrier will increase frequencies to 28 weekly flights, 14 each to the resort islands of Tioman and Redang.

Both islands are new links for Changi.


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