Firefly Kuala Lumpur Subang to Singapore Seletar
Firefly started operations between Kuala Lumpur Subang and Singapore Seletar on 21 April, having ended its route to Singapore Changi from the Malaysian capital on 31 March. Pictured at the launch celebrations at Seletar Airport are: Dr. Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Singapore; Khaw Boon Wan, Minister of Transport, Singapore; and Anthony Loke, Minister of Transport for Malaysia. The route will be operated six times daily using 72-seat ATR 72-600s.
- Firefly launched operations between Kuala Lumpur Subang (SZB) and Singapore Seletar (XSP) on 21 April. The airline previously served Singapore’s Changi Airport until 31 March 2019 from Subang when referencing OAG Schedules Analyser data. The carrier will serve the 319-kilometre airport pairing between Subang and Seletar six times daily using its fleet of 72-seat ATR 72-600s. However, it should be noted that this flying schedule will take full effect on 29 April, with the route being flown twice-daily until this date. No other airline presently links the two airports. The route will face strong indirect competition between Kuala Lumpur’s main airport and Changi, with 291 weekly departures taking place between the two points by no fewer than 10 carriers, although it should be pointed out that some of the airlines on the sector do not have fifth freedom traffic rights to sell tickets between the two airports.