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Singapore concludes Air Services Agreement with Vanuatu

Agreement allows airlines from Singapore and Vanuatu to fly to both countries, via or beyond to any third country.

SINGAPORE: An Air Services Agreement (ASA) was concluded between Singapore and Vanuatu on Tuesday (Aug 5). 
Under the agreement, airlines of Singapore and Vanuatu will be able to fly between Singapore and Vanuatu, as well as via or beyond to any third country. There are no restrictions on capacity, frequency and aircraft type.

The ASA was signed in Singapore by Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew and Vanuatu’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Sato Kilman.

Mr Lui said: “The conclusion of this ASA reflects the warm bilateral ties between Singapore and Vanuatu. The fully liberal air services framework established will allow carriers from both countries to respond quickly to market opportunities.”

With the Singapore-Vanuatu ASA, Singapore has now established about 120 ASAs in all.