All posts tagged: Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines cuts 96% of planned capacity as Singapore shuts borders to visitors

All but some essential routes will be axed Following Singapore’s announcement over the weekend to bar all foreign visitors and even restrict long term visitors to come in, Singapore Airlines announced it will be cutting 96% of its scheduled capacity till end-April 2020, along with it, grounding 138 out of 147 aircraft. This comes after Scoot suspended most of its network until late April, grounding 47 out of 49 aircraft. Deeper cuts Singapore Airlines have previously said it will cut its capacity by up to 50% just last week, after drastic measures put in by the Singapore government to place most travellers on 14-day Stay Home Notice (SHN). With the latest tightening of Singapore’s border control, Singapore Airlines is definitely an inevitable victim of circumstances, with virtually zero As of last Saturday after all in-bound travellers are required to serve 14-day SHN, only a mere 600 odd visitors entered the country – probably the lowest Singapore has ever seen in decades – and this number will be zeroed in the weeks ahead. Flights to be …

Singapore Airlines waives change fee for all tickets issued between 6 and 31 March

No change fees for all commercial or award tickets issued between 6 and 31 Mar 2020 for all destinations Singapore Airlines has over the weekend announced that it will waive change fees for all Singapore Airlines and SilkAir tickets issued between 6 and 31 Mar 2020. The change fee waiver is applied across both commercial and award booking, and for all ticket routing worldwide. This is the full announcement from Singapore Airlines: Singapore Airlines will waive change fees for all SIA and SilkAir tickets issued between 6 March 2020 and 31 March 2020. This new policy will give customers the flexibility to change their travel plans without incurring additional change fees, given the concerns over the growing global scale of the Covid-19 outbreak. Global travel waiver policy We will waive change fees for customers with SIA or SilkAir tickets issued on 6 March 2020 through 31 March for travel to and from all destinations. The new travel date must commence before 31 March 2021. Top-up fees may still apply for fare differences in the new itinerary. For cancellations, refunds …

Singapore Airlines Spontaneous Escapes March 2020 offer now on

Singapore Airlines have unveiled its offerings for the March edition of Spontaneous Escapes, with 55 destinations on sale. Surprisingly for a school holiday month, there seems to be a bumper crop of destinations on offer, although there are also plenty of restrictions. One possible reason for the extraordinary availability could be Covid-19, although China is (obviously) not on offer at all. The promotional mileage is 30% off the usual redemption rates, down from the one-off 51% discount last month. As usual, bookings must be made by 29 February 2020, for travel between 1 to 31 March 2020, barring blackout dates. What is good this month? If you still dare to travel in the month of March, you can consider the following: Barcelona, Dusseldorf, Rome and Zurich are all available in Business Class available at 64,400 miles plus taxes. San Francisco on SQ1/2, going at 66,500 miles each way. Note that SQ1/2 will be operating non-stop to/from SFO between 17 Feb and 28 Mar to avoid Hong Kong. Full list of destinations and details below: Singapore …