All posts tagged: Silkair

Singapore Airlines and Silkair increases frequency in October, November

At least five cities: Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Hong Kong, Sydney and London get daily services from November. Singapore Airlines and Silkair has published their schedules up to November, with a published schedule to a total of 34 cities across 23 countries/territories. This is the furthest horizon the airline has published its post-coronavirus schedules, as it has previously updated its reduced schedules only about four weeks in advance. There is only one new route – Surabaya – published up to November, with Singapore Airlines and Silkair serving a total of 34 destinations. Overall, the two airlines are flying at about 11% of its pre-Covid-19 capacity. Between Singapore Airlines and Silkair, the two carriers will operate about 1,000 flights in November. Key changes Some of the key changes include: Southeast Asia Jakarta services will maintain daily services in October, but will increase from 7 times to 10 times weekly in November. SIA will mount a twice-weekly service to Surabaya, using the B777-300 aircraft and later A330-300. Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi remains one way services …

Singapore Airlines to start operating Boeing 737s from 2021

But the lie-flat business class seats will have to wait for now Singapore Airlines will begin operating Silkair’s Boeing 737-800 fleet from early 2021. The commencement is ‘slated to happen between January and March 2021’, Singapore Airlines reportedly told Executive Traveller in a report. On top of the Boeing 737-800 aircraft, Singapore Airlines will also add 737-NG aircraft type to its fleet, providing the company with more flexibility to navigate through the recovery period. Lie-flat business class seats on hold for now According to Executive Traveller, the flag carrier is however not rolling out the lie-flat business class seats as yet. The airline was planning to upgrade the recliner seats on Silkair’s Boeing 737-800 to the lie-flat Vantage model made by Thompson Aero. This will bring the premium cabin experience in line with the wide-body fleet, providing a more consistent offering across the airline. The Vantage seat will be laid out in with either one or two seats on each side of the aisle, with the number of seats alternating between each row. Singapore Airlines …

Singapore Airlines and Silkair add four destinations in September

Despite more services and new destinations, Singapore Airlines and Silkair still operating at 7% of previous year’s capacity. Update 8 August: Singapore Airlines will commence flights to Perth from 18 August, as well as to Istanbul from 26 Aug. The new additions have been reflected below. Singapore Airlines and Silkair has published their schedules for September, operating to a total of 35 cities across 23 countries/territories. There are 4 new destinations for the month (Cebu, Phnom Penh, Milan and Taipei), along with increased frequencies on some routes,including Hong Kong and Seoul. In addition, SIA will also recommence services to Perth and Istanbul from mid-August. Between Singapore Airlines and Silkair, the two carriers will operate about 700 flights in September. Key changes Some of the key changes include: Southeast Asia SilkAir will commence services to Cebu and Phnom Penh from September. Bangkok, Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi remains one way services to Singapore in September. North Asia Singapore Airlines will serve Taipei with three flights a week. Hong Kong services will increase to a daily …

Singapore Airlines and Silkair to operate over 600 flights in August 2020

No new destinations for the month; Singapore Airlines and Silkair operating at 7% of previous year’s capacity. Singapore Airlines and Silkair has published their schedules for August, operating to a total of 27 cities across 18 countries/territories. There are no new destinations for the month, but the Group has published some increased frequencies on some routes. A total of just 612 flights will be flown in August, barring any changes in the coming weeks. Key changes Some of the key changes include: Southeast Asia Kuala Lumpur will be served daily, although flights are split between SIA and Silkair through the week Singapore-Bangkok services will not carry passengers on the outbound sector Singapore-Manila services will now carry passengers in both directions North Asia Osaka services will be doubled to twice a week Southwest Pacific Services from Singapore to Melbourne will not carry passengers up to 7 Aug owing to a second lockdown currently in place Europe London moves to a daily service in August Amsterdam and Paris increase services from 2 to 3 times weekly Frankfurt …

Singapore Airlines and Silkair increase flights in July 2020

Slight increase over June’s operations, but still down 94% from last year Singapore Airlines and Silkair has updated its July flight schedules, operating to a total of 27 cities across 18 countries/territories. While this is no change from June, there are some favourable developments, including the commencement of transit traffic from select countries. Singapore Airlines schedule Singapore Airlines has not announced any ‘new’ destinations that it will be serving in July, but some notable observations for July schedules are as follow: Auckland now sees three flights a week, up from two in the month of June Flights to Manila are now possible, albeit only two services in the month of July Scoot has resumed a weekly service to Taipei, and also planned some ad-hoc services to Surabaya towards the end of July [Update 8 July] Silkair has removed its earlier planned services to Cebu, while Singapore Airlines will be commencing twice-weekly flights to Paris from 15 July. In addition, passengers will not be accepted on flights from Singapore to Melbourne due to government restrictions, although …