To save costs, operations at Terminal 2 at Changi Airport will be suspended for 18 months from May 1, 2020.
This move takes place amid the outbreak of the corona virus, which has hit the aviation industry hard, and Changi Airport, where the number of passengers arriving at the airport has dropped more than 90% since the outbreak.
"We will save ongoing costs – for airport operators, retail tenants, airlines and ground handlers," Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan said in Parliament today (April 6).
With the termination of T2 operations, the airlines will be distributed to the remaining three terminals. Singapore Airlines (SIA) will consolidate its activities in Terminal 3.
Mr. Khaw said that the suspension would speed up the current modernization work on T2 and reduce project time by up to a year.
Selected image source: Changi Airport
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