Singapore Changi Airport added two new city links to India, with IndiGo Airlines’ new 2x weekly service to Vijayawada, and Jet Airways commencing a daily Singapore-Pune service. Jet Airways also added a third daily each to its Delhi and Mumbai services.
Changi Airport welcomed Guangxi Beibu Gulf Airlines and the return of Hainan Airlines; the airlines launched 3x weekly services to Nanning and Haikou respectively. Hebei Airlines also doubled its daily service to Hangzhou on 1 December. AirAsia Berhad commenced a 4x weekly Ipoh service on 2 December, while Qantas added three weekly services to Sydney on 14 December. Singapore Airlines also added three weekly services each to their non-stop San Francisco and Los Angeles routes.
Changi Airport registered 5.41 million passenger movements in November 2018, a 4.5% year-on-year increase. As at 1 December 2018, more than 100 airlines operate at Changi Airport, connecting Singapore to some 400 cities in about 100 countries and territories worldwide. The ever improving accessibility of Changi Airport helps to anchor Singapore's position as a leading MICE city in the world.
Mr Chiruit Isarangkun Na Ayuthaya (2nd from left), President of TCEB, said TCEB has adopted key principles to foster cooperative partnership among the public, private, and community sectors to promote the MICE industry through activities that drive the economy and generate revenues to local communities.
Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) is establishing strategic guidelines to develop Chiang Mai into a complete MICE City in Thailand’s northern region. TCEB collaborates with local communities and stakeholders to promote post-event tours and travel experiences for corporate travellers.
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