Singapore Airlines is to make changes to its
route network in the coming months that will include frequency
increases on several routes as well as the suspension of
operations to Pakistan as well as Nanjing in China.
will begin to be seen from this month, when
Singapore-Moscow-Houston flight frequency will increase to five
per week from four, effective tomorrow, 18 December.
From 19 January
2010, non-stop Singapore-Newark flights will return to daily
operations from the current five-times-weekly.
Munich will be a new destination in the SIA network
from the start of the northern summer schedule late in March 2010.
Flights will operate five times per week on a
Singapore-Munich-Manchester routing. Manchester services will be
increased to five-times-weekly from thrice-weekly as a result.
Also from the start of the summer season in 2010, Colombo and
Dhaka will each be served daily, up from five flights per week.
Frequency to Mumbai and Delhi will meanwhile be increased from
March and June 2010, respectively. Flights will be operated
twice-daily to both Indian cities, up from the existing
Services to Seoul will also increase from June
2010, to 18-times-weekly from 14-times-weekly. One of the daily
flights carries on to San Francisco.
In addition, SIA will begin serving Tokyo Haneda airport
with two daily flights from the end of October 2010, complementing
the existing twice-daily flights to Tokyo Narita, one of which
continues on to Los Angeles.
On the downside, the airline will suspend twice-weekly operations to
Pakistan and Nanjing. The last Singapore-Karachi-Lahore service will
be operated on 17 February 2010 while the last Singapore-Nanjing
service will be operated on 26 March 2010. SIA has said it will be assisting affected
customers in making alternative travel arrangements.
will also be reduced in other areas of the network. From January
2010, Ho Chi Minh City will be served 14 times per week instead of
18 times while Kuala Lumpur will be served 17 times per week
rather than 24. However overall SIA Group flight frequency on the
Singapore-Kuala Lumpur route will remain unchanged at 54 per week
as SilkAir will be taking over the operation of one of SIA’s daily
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