One-year aid package for airlines when Changi's higher fees kick in

The Ministry of Transport, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Changi Airport Group confirmed that airlines will get a 1 per cent rebate on landing charges, with parking and aerobridge fees halved.
The Ministry of Transport, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore and Changi Airport Group confirmed that airlines will get a 1 per cent rebate on landing charges, with parking and aerobridge fees halved.PHOTO: ST FILE

Airlines at Changi Airport will receive a reprieve for the short term when higher passenger fees, as well as aircraft landing and parking charges, kick in on July 1.

The one-year aid package is a bid by the aviation authorities to maintain the airport's competitiveness even as charges are increased to help fund future expansion and development projects, including the construction of Terminal 5 (T5).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 09, 2018, with the headline 'One-year aid package for airlines when Changi's higher fees kick in'. Print Edition | Subscribe