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Fri, 22 July 2016

Singapore Airlines to Launch Singapore - Manchester - Houston Flights

Singapore Airlines will launch non-stop flights between Singapore and Manchester on 30 October 2016.

The non-stop Singapore-Manchester flights will be operated five times weekly and will continue on to Houston, which is currently served via Moscow.

Flight SQ52 will depart Singapore at 02:35 and arrive in Manchester at 09:00. Flight SQ52 will then depart Manchester at 10:15, and arrive in Houston at 15:35.

The return flight SQ51 will depart Houston at 20:15 and arrive in Manchester at 10:05. Flight SQ51 will then depart Manchester at 11:35, and arrive in Singapore at 08:20.

With the launch of the Singapore-Manchester-Houston service, existing Moscow-Houston and Munich-Manchester services will be suspended, from 30 October 2016. Both Munich and Moscow will continue to be served, however, on a nonstop basis to and from Singapore. Services to Munich will be operated daily, while services to Moscow will be operated four times weekly.

Adelaide, Christchurch, Kolkata and Sapporo

Also, and as part of the Northern Winter Schedule, services to Adelaide, Christchurch and Kolkata will increase during peak periods, while seasonal services to Sapporo will operate in December 2016.

Services to Christchurch will increase to 10 times weekly from seven times weekly between 13 November 2016 and 5 February 2017, while services to Adelaide will increase to 10 times weekly from seven times weekly between 1 December 2016 and 31 January 2017.

Services to Kolkata will increase to four times weekly in December 2016, up from the current three weekly flights.

To cater to peak winter travel demand, Singapore Airlines will also operate seasonal services to Sapporo from 1 December 2016 to 5 January 2017. A total of 24 round-trip Sapporo flights will be operated during this period.

San Francisco

Singapore Airlines will also operate daily non-stop flights between Singapore and San Francisco from 23 October 2016 using Airbus A350-900 aircraft.

Flight SQ32 will depart Singapore at 08:30 and arrive in San Francisco at 08:05.

The return flight SQ31 will depart San Francisco at 09:35 and arrive in Singapore at 18:20.

Ticket sales for the above flights will be made available for sale through our various distribution channels on a progressive basis.

See other recent news regarding: SIA, Singapore Airlines, Houston, Changi, Manchester, England

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