Asean nationals rush to Singapore before travel curbs kick in

Ms Nadine at Changi Airport yesterday with her husband, Mr Rama, who was there to pick her up. The 25-year-old Indonesian jumped on a flight to Singapore to visit her husband, who has been training to be a pilot here since last month, before the new
Ms Nadine at Changi Airport yesterday with her husband, Mr Rama, who was there to pick her up. The 25-year-old Indonesian jumped on a flight to Singapore to visit her husband, who has been training to be a pilot here since last month, before the new travel restrictions kicked in. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

Some are visiting loved ones stationed here, or they have regular medical appointments

With her luggage packed, Ms Nadine rushed to the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta yesterday and bought a ticket for the earliest available flight to Singapore.

The 25-year-old Indonesian arrived at Changi Airport's Terminal 3 yesterday and was greeted by her husband, Mr Rama, 26, who has been training here since February to be a pilot with Garuda Indonesia.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 17, 2020, with the headline 'Asean nationals rush to S'pore before travel curbs kick in'. Print Edition | Subscribe