SINGAPORE, 21 April 2019 – Seletar Airport today welcomed the inaugural flight by FireflyFY3126 from Subang in Malaysia to Seletar at about 10.50am, marking the start of the airline’s scheduled operations to Singapore’s Seletar Airport. Some 72 passengers were on board the flight, including Malaysia’s Minister for Transport, Mr Anthony Loke and his accompanying delegation. They were greeted by Singapore’s Minister for Transport, Mr Khaw Boon Wan.
Firefly will operate a twice-daily Subang-Seletar service, using ATR 72-500 turboprops, from 21 to 28 April 2019. This will be increased to six daily services from 29 April 2019.
Seletar Airport’s new passenger terminal offers improved facilities for passengers, including more check-in counters and ample seating in the departure gate holdroom. A café in the departure area serves refreshments and quick bites to passengers, while a garden courtyard adds elements of nature to the cozy seating area in the same space. The two-storey terminal also features more spacious arrival immigration, baggage claim and meeters-and-greeters halls.
Seletar Airport is served by public bus service 102, with the bus stop conveniently located 50 metres from the terminal and accessible via a sheltered walkway. The bus service connects the airport to Hougang Central Bus Interchange, Sengkang MRT station and Jalan Kayu. The terminal is also accessible by taxis and private hire cars.
About Seletar Airport (www.seletarairport.com)
Seletar Airport (IATA: XSP, ICAO: WSSL), owned by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and managed by Changi Airport Group, is Singapore's business and general aviation civil airport. It caters to business and general aviation users such as international aircraft charters, private flights, training flights and aircraft coming for maintenance, repair and overhaul. Seletar Airport also supports scheduled commercial flights. With its new passenger terminal building and supporting infrastructure, it has a handling capacity of over 700,000 passenger movements per annum.