Singapore Airlines to add Asian service

Singapore Airlines plans to add flights in Asia and increase Airbus A380 services to Australia between March 26 and October 29, 2023, the airline announced Tuesday. In addition, it is adjusting the service on the routes to America and Europe.

Round-trip service between Singapore and Busan, South Korea will resume on June 2, operating four times a week on Boeing 737-8 aircraft. In addition, starting June 1, the airline will add a fourth daily round-trip service between Singapore and Seoul using Boeing 787-10 aircraft.

Starting March 26, the airline will increase its four times weekly Singapore-Hong Kong service to a daily service with Airbus A380 aircraft, and will re-establish another daily service from October 1 with medium-range Airbus A350-900 aircraft. These additions will increase daily flights from Singapore to Hong Kong to four, according to the airline.

For Taipei, Singapore will increase its service to four times a week daily from March 26 and its service to three times a week daily from May 31. These additions will bring the airline’s weekly service to Taipei to 14, according to Singapore.

Starting May 1, the airline will increase its service from four times a week between Singapore and Osaka to daily, which will also bring the airline’s weekly service to 14.

Starting March 26, the airline will add a fourth daily service between Singapore and Phuket, Thailand using Boeing 737-800NG aircraft. Starting October 1, Singapore will add a fifth daily round-trip service to Bangkok using medium-haul Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

In addition, on May 16, Singapore will start using Airbus A380 aircraft instead of Boeing 777-300ER aircraft on flights between Singapore and Melbourne. It will also operate Airbus A380 aircraft on its Singapore-Sydney round-trip flights that currently use medium-haul Airbus A350-900 aircraft, according to the airline.

The announcement comes about a month after Singapore began restoring and increasing its service in East Asia.

In addition, starting May 15, the airline will operate Boeing 777-300ER aircraft instead of Airbus A380 aircraft on the daily Singapore-Frankfurt-New York route. Also from March 26, it will reduce the frequency of one of its daily Singapore-Los Angeles flights to three times a week.

The airline’s Singapore-Manchester-Houston route from March 28 will operate three times a week instead of four times. Singapore will also launch a new twice-weekly service on April 2 between Singapore and Manchester, UK, using long-haul A350-900 aircraft.

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