SINGAPORE, 1 December 2021: Jetstar Asia operated its first
Vaccinated Travel Lane flight on Monday from Singapore’s Chang airport to Kuala
Flight 3K683 departed from Singapore at 0715 with 170
passengers on board the Airbus A320.
The return VTL service from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore,
3K684, arrived back at Changi Airport at 1015, marking Jetstar Asia’s first VTL
flight into Singapore.
“This is an important milestone in Jetstar Asia’s recovery
as the airline once again offers passengers quarantine-free travel between
Singapore and Malaysia,” a Jetstar spokesperson commented.
“Kuala Lumpur-Singapore has always been a critical
route, and this two-way VTL agreement will help begin to restore one of the
world’s busiest international air links.
We see strong demand for these VTL services, highlighting
the pent-up demand of customers wanting to reconnect with family, friends and
“Nearly 30% of Jetstar Asia’s crew are Malaysian nationals,
so like people all over the world, many have been separated from families and
friends over the past two years and are excited about the prospect of visiting
More quarantine-free travel is on the agenda for the coming
weeks, with VTL flights from Darwin and Melbourne to Singapore due to commence
Seven of Jetstar Asia’s 16 weekly return services in
December between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore will be designated VTL flights,
enabling fully vaccinated customers to enter Kuala Lumpur and Singapore