Firefly is Back in Seletar Airport, Singapore!
(Singapore 13 June 2022) Firefly today reinstates its flights to Seletar Airport in Singapore from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport, Subang, Malaysia, with a send-off event to mark the occasion. It is another significant milestone as part of post-pandemic recovery initiatives.
FY3124 departed from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Seletar Airport and arrived with 59https://asianjourneys.com.sg/digital_images/large/2022-06-13/firefly-is-back-in-seletar-airport-singapore-1655105909-4192.jpg passengers on board this morning. Firefly’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr Philip See, (pictured right) and his accompanying delegation were warmly welcomed by Mr Tan Lye Teck, Executive Vice President, Airport Management, Changi Airport Group, upon arrival.
Firefly’s maiden flight to Seletar was in April 2019. Flights were suspended in March 2020 due to the pandemic. With the resumption of scheduled flights, the airline will operate twice-daily Kuala Lumpur-Singapore services from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport to Seletar Airport respectively.
“This recommencement has become one of the highlights for Firefly this year especially after the last flight in March 2020. Singapore has become one of the important destinations for us, connecting passengers of leisure and business. Hence, this recommencement will be able to connect passengers from both countries, whilst enhancing the economy via the tourism industry”, said Firefly CEO Philip See.
Mr Tan Lye Teck added, “With Firefly flights back, travellers can once again enjoy convenient connections between Seletar Airport and Kuala Lumpur. We look forward to continuing our support of Firefly’s operations in Singapore, and are working closely with our airport partners on the resumption of flights to provide a smooth and seamless experience for passengers.”
Preparations to ensure smooth operations
To prepare for the resumption of scheduled flights, Changi Airport Group, which manages Seletar Airport, has conducted multiple operational trials and system tests with Seletar’s airport partners. Airport staff also participated in refresher training sessions and briefings on operational and safety requirements to prepare them to serve passengers. CAG has engaged taxi companies to raise awareness of Firefly’s resumption of flights. Taxi drivers that make the trip to Seletar Airport to pick up passengers will also enjoy free coffee and tea in the month of June.
More benefits for passengers
All Firefly passengers travelling to and from Seletar will enjoy 20kg complimentary baggage allowance, fast check-in and boarding and complimentary in-flight refreshments onboard. To ensure a high level of comfort and convenience, passengers now have more flexibility with add on that have more value and convenience with the available bundled service offering from Plus, Extra or Flex fares. These offers include a 25kg baggage allowance, unlimited flight changes, priority boarding, seat selection, travel insurance and Enrich loyalty programme miles.
Passengers travelling must be fully vaccinated and comply with all standard operating procedures (SOP) set by both countries before booking. International flights are subject to local government and regulatory approval.
Firefly is committed to serving people within the region and connecting them between cities with more values and convenience. In addition, its Subang hub, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is the perfect connecting point to the city for leisure and business passengers, convenient for everyone connecting within reach to Kuala Lumpur city and various attractions.
Since the reopening of Malaysia's borders and relaxation of Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOP), Firefly has increased the flight frequencies to several destinations in the country and is looking forward to reinstating more international flights in the nearest time.
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