All posts tagged: China

Wuhan Virus: Status of all Singapore-China flights

With connections from Singapore to over 20 cities in China, which flights are still operating, and which are not? Note: This is a developing article, updates will be made periodically. Last update: 10 Feb 11pm, Singapore Time:– Further reductions to Singapore Airlines & Silkair services to China Update on 5 February 10am, Singapore Time: – Update to Scoot in-flight services to Macau & Hong Kong– Update to Jetstar schedules The Wuhan coronavirus (nothing to do with Corona beer, guys) is definitely making everyone sit up and mask up, with many countries issuing travel advisories to defer or cancel non-essential travel to China. Some airlines, such as British Airways and Qantas, have gone a step further to cancel all flights to China, so if you still have to make that trip for one reason or another, it can be pretty confusing trying to find out how and if you can still get in. Last update as of 10 Feb Singapore Airlines have announced further cuts to their flights following a plummeting of demand to Mainland China, …

FLIGHT REVIEW: Spring Airlines A320 Economy SpringPlus, Bangkok – Shanghai

I was scratching my head as to how to get from Bangkok to Shanghai on a one-way ticket, and to my surprise there wasn’t many cheap options for flights during the day. Strangely, there were a lot of red-eye options, but I’m not particularly excited at doing a five-hour red-eye flight, having travelled from Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur on a red-eye service a year before and trying very hard to survive through the day after the flight. I then stumbled across Spring Airlines, which seemed like a perfect option given that it had a mid-day departure and arriving into Shanghai at about dinnertime. About Spring Airlines Spring Airlines was established in 2004, and operated its first service in 2005. It’s one of China’s first low-cost airline, although in its early days it offered complimentary food and drinks to all passengers. The Shanghai-based airline operates only the A320, serving over 50 domestic destinations within China and 25 international destinations across Asia. Bangkok is one of Spring Airlines’ focus cities internationally, serving over 10 Chinese cities, including …