Firefly has commenced operations to Singapore
Airport’s Budget Terminal. The airline is the fourth airline to
join the Changi family in 2009.
Firefly, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines,
six daily flights between Singapore and Subang (Kuala Lumpur).
airline will begin operating routes between Singapore and
other destinations in Malaysia, such as Ipoh (scheduled flights
commencing on 12 July 2009), Kuala Terengganu (from 14 July 2009), Kuantan (from 22 July 2009) and Malacca (from 1 September 2009).
The airline also plans to launch flights to Alor Setar and Kota
Bahru later this year.
Firefly will add 12 daily flights to Changi Airport, representing
a 12% increase in scheduled passenger flights between Singapore
With the airline’s new services, Changi Airport will
be linked to nine cities in Malaysia via 110 daily flights, making
it the international airport with the most connections to
Changi Airport Group’s Chief Executive
Officer, Mr Lee Seow Hiang, said, “Firefly’s new flights to Changi will add to
the already burgeoning air travel market between Singapore and
Malaysia. Between January and May 2009, total passenger movements
between the two countries registered almost 1.3 million, a 20.2%
growth compared to the corresponding period last year. Given the
strong traffic potential on the Singapore-Malaysia routes and the
extensive air network of Changi Airport, I am confident Firefly
will find many new business opportunities at Changi.”
addition of Firefly, Changi Airport will be connected by 85
scheduled airlines, via 4602 weekly scheduled flights to a record
high of 196 cities in 60 countries.
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