Flights to Singapore are getting better and better as the Philippines‘ airline, “Air Phil Express” and Malaysia‘s “Berjaya Air” will join the Changi Group in the next two weeks.
The two regional airlines will start operating to and from Changi Airport, in Singapore. Most interestingly, Singapore is the first International destination for air Phil and it will join five other carriers currently flying from Singapore. The two new airlines will be the sixth and seventh new airline to begin operations to Changi this year. Together, Changi will serve 98 airlines operating more than 5,000 weekly scheduled flights connecting Singapore to over 200 cities in 60 countries and territories worldwide.
The Philippines airlines, Air Phil will operate a total 14 flights between Singapore and Manila, Philippines. The airline will be based at terminal 2 at Changi Airport from October 27, 2010. While there will also be 14 weekly flights between Singapore and Cebu starting from December 1st, this year.
Whereas, Berjaya Air will be starting its operations at Changi’s Budget Terminal from November 1st, 2010. It will start with ten flights a week to Tioman, operating daily except Tuesdays and Thursdays. Berjaya Air also plans on increasing the flight frequency to 28 weeks (14 flights to Tioman and 14 to Redang) from next March. Both of these islands are new links to Changi and will be a major milestone in boosting tourism to the region.