SINGAPORE: Indon carrier begins services to Singapore

Indonesian-registered, Sriwijaya Air commenced flight operations at Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 2 this week with 14 weekly scheduled flights between Singapore and Jakarta. Established in 2003, Sriwijaya operates a fleet of 14 B737-200s, three B737-300s and one B737-400. With the addition of Sriwijaya Air, there are now a total of 11 airlines operating a total […]


Indonesian-registered, Sriwijaya Air commenced flight operations at Singapore Changi Airport’s Terminal 2 this week with 14 weekly scheduled flights between Singapore and Jakarta. Established in 2003, Sriwijaya operates a fleet of 14 B737-200s, three B737-300s and one B737-400.

With the addition of Sriwijaya Air, there are now a total of 11 airlines operating a total of 634 weekly scheduled flights between Singapore and 13 cities in Indonesia. “Despite the global economic downturn, air traffic between Singapore and Indonesia continued to grow last year.

“Total passenger movements between the two countries hit a record of over 4.1 million in 2008, registering an increase of 6.5 per cent over 2007’s passenger traffic,” said Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore director-general and CEO, Lim Kim Choon.