Singapore Airlines expands its quarantine free Vaccinated Travel Lane cities

October 09, 2021
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The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group has expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated
Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with additional points expected to be
announced in the coming weeks.

This comes as Singapore widened its VTL arrangements to include Canada,
Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom,
and the United States of America.

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These countries are on top of the existing VTL arrangements with Brunei and Germany, which began in September 2021.

Singapore Airlines will operate VTL services from Amsterdam, Barcelona,
Copenhagen, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Paris, and Rome starting
October 19, 2021.

SIA’s VTL services from Seoul will begin on November 16, 2021.

SIA currently operates VTL services from Bandar Seri Begawan, Frankfurt, and Munich and Scoot, SIA’s sister airline, will operate VTL flights from Berlin from October 20, 2021.

Multi-city itineraries within VTL countries are allowed if customers meet the 14-day
travel history requirement, which includes transit countries.

For example, a passenger may fly from Singapore to Paris, and then Paris to Amsterdam, and still be eligible for the VTL flight from Amsterdam to Singapore.

Customers travelling on the VTL flights can also transfer via
Singapore Changi Airport to 59 destinations within the SIA Group network.

All passengers must ensure that they are eligible for Singapore’s VTL arrangements before their flights.

SIA Executive Vice President Commercial, Mr Lee Lik Hsin, said “Singapore’s expansion of the VTL arrangements to 11 countries is great news for our customers, who can now reunite with their loved ones more easily or finally go on that overseas holiday.”

“The SIA Group supports all measures to reopen Singapore to quarantine-free
international travel. This will enable the safe and gradual recovery of Changi Airport
as a major air hub, backed by rising vaccination rates and confidence in the robust
health and safety measures across the end-to-end customer journey.”

SIA has implemented myriad digital solutions for the well-being of its passengers,
and to support a seamless experience.

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