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Singapore and Malaysia expand bilateral air services agreement

20-Oct-2009 9:40 AM

Singapore and Malaysia governments announced (19-Oct-2009) they have agreed to an expansion of the bilateral air services agreement between both countries. Details of the expanded agreement include:

  • Carriers of both countries may operate passenger services between Singapore and six new destinations in Malaysia: Alor Setar, Bintulu, Labuan, Kerteh, Kota Bahru and Sibu. Singaporean and Malaysian carriers will each have rights to operate 28 weekly passenger services to each of these destinations;
  • Singapore carriers will also have expanded traffic rights to operate 42 weekly passenger services each to Ipoh, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Langkawi, as well as 28 weekly passenger services each to Kuantan, Kuala Terengganu, Malacca, Miri, Sandakan and Tawau. The same entitlements are accorded to the Malaysia carriers as well;
  • Carriers of both countries will also have unlimited rights to operate any number of cargo services to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and all the above-mentioned Malaysian points. [more]