October 2, 2022

Transport ministers from seven South-east Asian countries have pledged to rebuild and restore air travel through various measures including mutual recognition of Covid-19 health certificates and the development of a single ASEAN aviation market.

Transport ministers of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia and Brunei will commit to a range of efforts that will rebuild the region’s aviation sector

The commitment is shared by the ministers of Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Cambodia and Brunei.

According to Singapore broadsheet The Straits Times, a joint statement by the ministers also pointed to efforts such as harmonised aviation-related public health and safety measures, aligned sustainable practices, and improved air connectivity between South-east Asia and other regions.

Training and capacity building will also be promoted to support recovery and growth of the civil aviation sector and the well-being of its workers.

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