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Wed Nov 17, 2010 10:53 am
SINGAPORE - Changi Airport has notched another plus in the battle to stay ahead as the region's aviation hub.
Another two new airlines will commence operations at Changi in the next two weeks. Philippines' Airphil Express and Malaysia's Berjaya Air are the sixth and seventh new airlines to begin operating from Changi Airport this year.
Singapore is Airphil's first international destination. The Changi Airport Group said starting on the Oct 27, Airphil will operate 14 weekly flights between Singapore and Manila from Terminal 2. From Dec 1 , it will mount 14 weekly flights between Singapore and Cebu.
Meanwhile, Berjaya, which previously operated from Seletar Airport, will begin flights from the Budget terminal beginning next month. It will start with 10 flights a week to Tioman in Malaysia.
From March next year, there will be 28 weekly flights, 14 each to the resort islands of Tioman and Redang. Both islands are new links for Changi.