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TransAsia Airways launches Taipei-Singapore route

By Hpanchal on June 29, 2011

Changi Airport announced that Taiwanese airline TransAsia Airways has commenced daily service to Singapore. This route brings the total number of weekly flights between Singapore and Taipei to 60.

Flights will depart Changi Airport in the morning and return from Taoyuan International Airport in the evening.

To TransAsia Airways Chairman Vincent Lim, this new service represents a significant milestone for his company. “We look forward to working closely with Changi Airport Group to grow our business in Singapore and the region,” he said in a statement.

Yam Kum Weng, Changi’s executive vice president for air hub development, also points to the benefits of this new service.

“We warmly welcome to Changi Airport TransAsia Airways, an established Taiwanese airline with a heritage of good service and reliability,” he said in a statement. “The commencement of TransAsia’s Taipei-Singapore service is timely to meet the strong travel demand by both Taiwan and Singapore residents on this sector.”

TransAsia will operate out of Changi Airport’s Terminal 2 and utilize Airbus A320 aircraft.

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