Celebrating the launch of daily flights between two of Asia’s most dynamic cities on 25 April, were Mr Lim Ching Kiat, SVP Market Development, Changi Airport Group and Mr Zhao Yuhua, VP, Spring Airlines. The new service between Shanghai Pudong Airport and Singapore Changi Airport will face competition from Singapore Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. (Picture courtesy of Changi Airport Group)
- Spring Airlines on Friday 25 April, began two new international routes. From Shanghai Pudong (PVG) it began daily flights on the 3,795-kilometre sector to Singapore (SIN), while also launching lower frequency flights between Shijiazhuang (SJW) and Taipei Taoyuan (TPE) in Taiwan. Both routes will be operated by the airline’s A320s. On the Singapore route, competition comes from Singapore Airlines (35 weekly flights) and China Eastern Airlines (26), while on the 1,570-kilometre route to Taipei, China Eastern and Far Eastern Air Transport both operate thrice-weekly.