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An air travel bubble will not carry transit passengers.

The suspension of Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) flights to Hong Kong from the city-state does not affect the ongoing talks to establish an air travel bubble between the two destinations, said Transport Minister Ong Ye Kung on Monday (5 April).

Speaking in Parliament, Ong said that the Hong Kong civil civil aviation authorities have set in place “very transparent criteria” regarding flights to the Chinese territory. He noted that there were 23 cases of similar suspension in effect in Hong Kong before the latest incident involving SIA.

The Hong Kong government said last Friday that SIA had been prohibited from landing any passenger flights in Hong Kong from Singapore from 3 April to 16 April after a passenger on an SIA flight to the territory was confirmed to have COVID-19 and three others had flouted pandemic-related rules.

Singapore is exploring with several countries and regions, including Australia, on the mutual recognition of vaccination certificates, Ong told the House.

In response to a question by West Coast GRC Member of Parliament Ang Wei Neng, Ong said Singapore is talking to “many” countries and regions on the establishment of air travel bubbles. 

Ong said that an air travel bubble will not carry transit passengers as it operates on the basis that flights within the bubble carry only origin destination passengers.

One aspect of such talks is the establishment of mutually recognised vaccination certificates and that such certificates have to be verifiable and tamper-proof, Ong said.

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