Jetstar Asia to move operations to Changi Airport Terminal 4 by March 25
SINGAPORE: Jetstar Asia will move its operations from Changi Airport Terminal 1 to Terminal 4 by March 25 next year.
The airline and Changi Airport Group (CAG) announced this in a joint press release on Friday, November 4, following a joint study which examined Jetstar’s concerns over the decision.
CAG had said in July that Jetstar was is expected to move to Terminal 4 on October 25 this yearjoining airlines such as AirAsia Group, Cathay Pacific and Korean Air.
However, Jetstar said at the time that it had “no intention of moving”claiming that the decision to move was made unilaterally by Changi Airport.
In their joint press release on Friday, the two parties said that with 17 doors to support narrow-body aircraft, T4 will have enough door capacity to support Jetstar’s fleet of narrow-body aircraft. Asia and will provide room for the airline to grow.
“It also reduces the need for the airline to have bus operations to remote stands,” they added.
CAG’s Air Hub Development Managing Director Lim Ching Kiat said the airport was pleased to have reached an agreement with Jetstar after studying the potential impact of its move on passenger experience and its operations. over the past few months.
“Jetstar Asia’s move will allow Changi Airport to optimize the use of its gates to meet growing travel demand, particularly during the early morning peak period. It will also create room for growth for Jetstar Asia and other airlines in Changi,” he said. added.