SIA reveals frequency upgrades on several routes

18 Dec 2015 by Clement Huang

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will add a sixth daily flight to Bangkok next March – up from the existing five frequencies.

The added daily service will be introduced from March 27, 2016 to meet growing demand for travel to and from the Thai capital. SIA will deploy an A330-300, adding nearly 2,000 weekly seats to the route.

Flight SQ982 will depart Singapore at 1735 and arrive in Bangkok at 1900. The return service on flight SQ983 will take off again from Bangkok at 2005 before touching back down in Singapore at 2330.

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Meanwhile, the Star Alliance member will be increasing frequency to Colombo to 10 times weekly, up from seven. Milan services will be upgraded to six per week from the current five, including two that continue to Barcelona in Spain. The frequency increase to both Colombo and Milan are seasonal upgrades, and will run from March 27 to October 29, 2016.

SIA will also operate five weekly flights to the Italian capital Rome from June 25 to July 30, 2016 – up from the current three weekly flights. Services to Sydney, Australia will also increase to 35 per week between June 23 and September 4, 2016.

In addition, the Indian city of Ahmedabad will be served four times per week between April 30 and June 4, 2016, up from the current three weekly flights, while 18 weekly flights will be operated to Mumbai from April 21 to June 6, 2016, up from the current 17 flights per week. 

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Clement Huang

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