International flight arrives in Cambodia – the first in 20 months
Cambodia’s Siem Reap International Airport has finally welcomed its first international passenger flight for the first time in 20 months. Siem Reap should get more visitors after the reopening of international flights, and come out as Cambodia’s top leisure and cultural destination for Globe Aware volunteers.
Cambodia welcomes its first international flight for the first time in 20 months
Cambodia’s Siem Reap International Airport has finally welcomed its first international passenger flight for the first time in 20 months. The inaugural flight flew in from Singapore, and landed in Siem Reap airport at 9:45 am on Friday. Siem Reap is one of the three international airports operating in Cambodia.
Singapore International Airport said in a statement, “This is the first international flight to Siem Reap since March 2020. The re-launch of the service will help to rebuild air traffic between the two countries following the challenging months arising from the pandemic.”
Singapore International Airport is going go operate daily flights between Singapore and Siem Reap. The Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights are expected to operate four times weekly. It has been reported that the flights will offer quarantine-free entry into Singapore for those travellers who are eligible. The VTL flight, SQ163 will be operating every Monday, Friday, and Sunday.
Zechariah Chai, General Manager for Singapore Airlines Cambodia said, “The re-introduction of international services between Singapore and Siem Reap is great news for our customers, who can resume travel between the cities and connect on to other destinations in our network.”
Siem Reap should get more visitors after the reopening of international flights, and come out as Cambodia’s top leisure and cultural destination. This is also a good opportunity for travellers to travel between Cambodia and other international destinations with the help of an extensive global flight network.