SIA to increase flights across East and Southeast Asian destinations

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Boeing 777.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) aircraft. (Photo: Nicholas Economou/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Written by Tria Dianti

Singapore – Singapore Airlines (SIA) will increase its frequency to destinations across East Asia and Southeast Asia, including Airbus A380 services to Australia during the northern summer operating season (March 26 to October 29, 2023).

In a statement on Tuesday (November 22), the company said it is meeting the growing demand.

Destinations in East Asia and Southeast Asia, including Bangkok in Thailand; Busan and Seoul in South Korea; Fukuoka, Nagoya, and Osaka in Japan; Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam; Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia; Siem Reap in Cambodia; and Taipei in Taiwan.

Meanwhile, in Australia, Melbourne will get a new daily Airbus A380 service and Sydney will get a second daily A380 service.

“Looking forward to 2023, we see stronger demand for flights to destinations across Southeast Asia, parts of East Asia and Australia. As we bring our network back to these regions closer to pre-pandemic levels,” said JoAnn Tan, SIA’s senior vice president of marketing planning. Our customers have more travel options available as they make their holiday plans.”

Journeys to East Asia

SIA has reinstated its flight to Busan from June 2, 2023, operating four weekly flights on a Boeing 737-8. SIA will also add a fourth daily service between Singapore and Seoul from 1 June 2023 with a Boeing 787-10.

For travelers to Japan, from 1 May 2023, SIA will increase the frequencies of SQ618 (Singapore to Osaka) and SQ619 (Osaka to Singapore) from four weekly flights to daily service. This will increase the number of flights to Osaka 14 times a week.

For travelers to Hong Kong, from 26 March 2023 the airline will operate SQ892 and SQ893, a daily service between Singapore and Hong Kong, using the A380. SIA will also restore SQ896 and SQ897, a daily service between Singapore and the Hong Kong SAR, with medium-range Airbus A350-900 aircraft, from 1 October 2023. This, the airline said, will operate four daily flights to Hong Kong. .

For travelers to Taipei, SIA will increase the frequencies of flights of SQ876 (Singapore to Taipei) and SQ877 (Taipei to Singapore) from four times a week to daily service from March 26, 2023. In addition, SQ878 and SQ879 between the two cities will increase service From 3 times a week to a daily service from May 31, 2023. This will bring the number of weekly flights to Taipei to 14 times a week.

between Singapore and Thailand

SIA said it will add a fifth daily service, SQ706 and SQ705, between Singapore and Bangkok, operated by medium-haul A350-900 aircraft, from 1 October 2023. From 26 March 2023, SIA will also add a fourth daily service, SQ726 and SQ725, between Singapore and Phuket It is operated by Boeing 737-800NG.

between Singapore and Australia

The A380 will return to Melbourne after nearly four years on May 16, 2023, while Sydney will receive a daily A380 from May 17, 2023. SIA said the A380 will replace the 777-300ER on SQ237 from Singapore to Melbourne, and return service to SQ228. SIA will also operate the A380 on SQ221 from Singapore to Sydney and return flight SQ232, instead of the medium-haul A350-900.

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