Jetstar has launched flights between Singapore
and Shantou Waisha Airport in Chinaís Guangdong Province. Jetstar
will operate the new route as a three times weekly A320 return
Shantou is Jetstar Asiaís 20th destination and
second mainland China service, following the commencement of
direct Singapore-Haikou flights (4 times weekly) in the Hainan
Province on 16 December 2009.
operates daily Chinese services from Singapore to Hong Kong,
Taipei and Macau with all its operations conducted from Terminal
One at Singapore Changi Airport.
Jetstar Asia and
Valuair CEO Ms Chong Phit Lian said, ďOur latest low fare services,
representing Jetstarís 2nd mainland Chinese market, will provide
an unprecedented direct flight link for Teochew descendents now
based or living in Singapore and the Guangdong Province as well as
a convenient low fare flight offering for leisure and business
Ms Chong was joined on
Jetstarís inaugural Singapore-Shantou service by members of
Singaporeís Teochew Association along with one lucky couple who
were married on board the flight before it started its journey to
Rachel Chan and Alvin Lim, both intrepid
travelers, exchanged vows in the presence of a Justice of the
Peace on board Flight 3K 823, in front of some family members and
all inaugural flight passengers.
Jetstarís Jetsaver Light one way web fares from Singapore to
Shantou start from Sin$208.
Jetstarís Singapore-Shantou schedule will operate each Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday between 1 February Ė 11 March 2010 before
reverting from 13 March 2010 with departures each Tuesday,
Wednesday and Saturday.
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