Flights between Hong Kong and Singapore under the Air Travel Bubble (ATB) arrangement will begin on November 22, following the conclusion of negotiations earlier this week. 

"The Singapore-Hong Kong Air Travel Bubble enables us to achieve two objectives at the same time – open up our borders in a controlled manner, while maintaining safety in our societies,” said transport minister Ong Ye Kung at a press briefing this morning.

If this arrangement is successful, the scheme would serve as a “reference” for other countries and regions that have controlled the epidemic, and are considering opening their borders, he added.

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