air travel

Changi Airport’s 1Q2024 passenger traffic exceeds pre-Covid levels - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Aviation & Engineering

Changi Airport’s 1Q2024 passenger traffic exceeds pre-Covid levels

China's visa-exemption helped the country reclaim pole position among Changi’s key markets in the first quarter of the year.

Aviation & Engineering

Global air traffic for November back to 99.1% of pre-Covid level

Growth was particularly strong in China, with an increase of 272% y-o-y

Broker's Calls

SIA’s upcoming quarterly update could be ‘positive surprise’: UOB Kay Hian

UOB Kay Hian analyst Roy Chen is maintains his “hold” call for SIA with passenger volume recovering and strong airfares returning.

Covid-19

Hong Kong is increasingly shut off as inbound flights drop

Cathay Pacific Airways has almost halved the number of flights into Hong Kong from outside China next month.

Travel

Air travel to outside Asia to recover faster than within region

“Pent-up demand is there. We just need the right settings.”
Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble unable to take flight on May 26 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Singapore-Hong Kong travel bubble unable to take flight on May 26

The travel bubble between Singapore and Hong Kong has been delayed again, following a spike of Covid-19 cases in Singapore.
SIA, a proxy for Singapore's growing strength as the Asean hub - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Tong's Portfolio

SIA, a proxy for Singapore's growing strength as the Asean hub

SIA is a unique investment opportunity with a lopsided risk-return proposition.

Singapore tourism

Hong Kong and Changi lose status as Asia's busiest airports

All three airports handled more than 60 million passengers in 2019, but the pandemic scorched demand for travel in 2020.
Singapore welcomes world’s first traveller with digital COVID-19 health certificate  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Covid-19

Singapore welcomes world’s first traveller with digital COVID-19 health certificate

Malaysian and Indonesian travellers will enjoy dedicated immigration lanes at Changi Airport to digitally verify their health.
UOB Kay Hian upgrades SIA to 'buy' on formation of travel bubbles - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

UOB Kay Hian upgrades SIA to 'buy' on formation of travel bubbles

The upgrade is a non-consensus call, though UOB Kay Hian's analyst K Ajith believes it is an “opportune” time to add positions.
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