Jetstar Airways commenced operations at Changi Airport and was welcomed by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore. The Australia-based carrier, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Qantas Airways, operates daily flights between Singapore and Cairns via Darwin. Jetstar Airways’ operations increases the number of flights between Singapore and Darwin by 22% and between Singapore and Cairns by 40%. These flights also mark the airline’s first international operations from the two Australian cities.
A welcome ceremony was held by CAAS to celebrate the launch of Jetstar Airways’ flights to Singapore. Passengers on board the airline’s flight were warmly welcomed by officials from the Civil Aviation and Jetstar Group representatives.