The Australian government again deferred a decision on whether to allow Singapore Airlines' entry to the corridor to the US and embarked on a comprehensive review of the local aviation industry, according to newspaper reports. Prime Minister John Howard advised his counterpart in Singapore, Lee Sien Loong, that the issue of fifth freedom access for SIA to the South Pacific had been put on hold indefinitely because of the proposed ministerial committee inquiry, The Australian newspaper ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Printer-friendly" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.