According to the Singapore Civil Aviation Authority (CAAS), Singapore will gradually permit travelers to transit via the Changi Airport with effect from 2 June 2020.
"It is part of Singapore 's strategy to re-open air transport slowly in order to meet the needs of our economy and our people and ensure adequate safeguards for safe travel," it said in a statement.
The statement indicated that airlines should submit their transfer lane proposals via Changi Airport to CAAS.
"The proposals will be evaluated, taking into account aviation safety, public health considerations, as well as the health of passengers and aircrew," said the authority.
Currently, CAAS said foreign passengers may only transit through Singapore if they are on repatriation flights arranged by their governments.
"The decision will allow passengers to transit through Singapore more easily," it said.
To ensure that the transit passengers stay at designated facilities in the transit area and do not mix with the other passengers while in Changi Airport, CAAS announced that strict measures will be implemented.
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