Singapore Airways publicizes schedule via to March 2024

Here is our network-wide breakdown of the newest replace to Singapore Airways‘ flight schedules for the October 2023 to March 2024 interval, together with plane sorts.

Singapore Airways has finalised its flight schedules together with days of operation and plane kind allocation throughout its community for the upcoming winter journey season, which implies we now have a agency thought of the place and when the service shall be flying via to the tip of March 2024.

Though flights for this era have been already loaded for a while, many frequencies and plane sorts particularly have been based mostly on a ‘copy-paste’ of the earlier winter season schedules. With COVID-19 restoration nonetheless in full swing, that meant these plans weren’t essentially correct, till now.

Some India and Bangladesh companies are being scaled down barely, whereas Davao, Chengdu and Vancouver are being axed from the community, however there are will increase in retailer for the likes of Bangkok, Phuket, Perth, Da Nang, Melbourne and Frankfurt.

As we lately reported, there are additionally vital will increase in the direction of pre-COVID schedules to and from Japan in retailer throughout the upcoming season, together with the return of A380s to the Tokyo route.

The general passenger community will stand at 71 locations for the mainline service this winter, a discount of 5 in comparison with final winter, with round 81% of pre-COVID capability by flight volumes restored.

Headline numbers

In whole Singapore Airways will fly over 2,100 passenger flights per week by March 2024, its highest whole since schedules have been slashed in April 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

That’s round 81% of the pre-pandemic month-to-month whole operated on the mixed SilkAir / SIA community in January 2020. SilkAir has now been totally merged into SIA.

Singapore Airways’ fleet now consists of former SilkAir Boeing 737-800s. (Photograph: Dillon Chong)

Singapore Airways schedule

Right here’s how the flight frequencies and plane sorts on the short-haul and Asia community will look throughout the upcoming season, which begins on twenty ninth October 2023 and runs via to thirtieth March 2024.

Plane sorts key:

  • 359 MH: Airbus A350 Medium Haul
  • 359 LH: Airbus A350 Lengthy Haul
  • 359 ULR: Airbus A350 ULR
  • 388: Airbus A380
  • 738: Boeing 737-800
  • 77W: Boeing 777-300ER
  • 787: Boeing 787-10
  • 7M8: Boeing 737-8 MAX
Singapore Airways Routes
Brief-haul & Asia

(Nov 2023 – Mar 2024)
Metropolis Month(s) Acft
Nov ’23

Jan ’24
Feb ’24

Mar ’24
Ahmedabad   7/wk
(was 5/wk)
  5/wk 359 MH
Bangkok   42/wk*
(was 35/wk)
359 MH

Beijing 14/wk 14/wk 359 MH
Bengaluru   14/wk
(was 16/wk)
14/wk 359 MH
Brunei   7/wk
(was 5/wk)
7/wk 7M8
Busan 4/wk 4/wk 7M8
Chennai   14/wk
(was 17/wk)
14/wk 359 MH
7/wk 7/wk 7M8
Chengdu Route ending
(was 1/wk)

359 LH
Chongqing Suspended
(was 1/wk until 20 Mar 2023)
Cochin 14/wk   10/wk
Colombo   7/wk
(was 5/wk)
7/wk 787
Da Nang   11/wk
(was 7/wk)
11/wk 7M8
Davao Route ending
(was 7/wk)

42/wk 42/wk 7M8
Dhaka 7/wk 7/wk 787
Delhi 14/wk 14/wk 388
Fukuoka   5/wk
(was 3/wk)
  7/wk (fm 1 Mar) 787
Guangzhou 7/wk
7/wk 359 MH
Hanoi 14/wk
14/wk 359 MH
Ho Chi Minh   21/wk
(was 19/wk)
21/wk 359 MH
Hong Kong   35/wk*
(was 28/wk)
359 LH
359 MH
Hyderabad   12/wk
(was 7/wk)
12/wk 359 MH
Jakarta 42/wk 42/wk 359 LH
Kathmandu 7/wk 7/wk 738
Kolkata 7/wk 7/wk 359 MH
Kuala Lumpur 47/wk 47/wk 359 LH
Malé 14/wk 14/wk 359 MH
Manila 28/wk 28/wk 359 MH
Medan 14/wk 14/wk 7M8
Mumbai 16/wk 16/wk 359 MH
359 LH
Nagoya   5/wk
(was 3/wk)
  7/wk (fm 1 Mar) 787
Osaka   21/wk
(was 14/wk)
21/wk 787
Penang 35/wk
Phnom Penh 21/wk 21/wk 7M8
Phuket   42/wk*
(was 28/wk)
Seoul 28/wk
359 MH
Shanghai 28/wk 28/wk 359 MH
Shenzhen Suspended
(was 3/wk until 24 Mar 2023)
359 MH
Siem Reap 10/wk
Surabaya 19/wk 19/wk 359 MH
Taipei 14/wk 14/wk 787
Tokyo Haneda 21/wk
359 MH
Tokyo Narita 14/wk
14/wk 388
Xiamen Suspended
(was 2/wk until 25 Mar 2023)
359 MH
Yangon 7/wk 7/wk 7M8
Whole 738/wk
(was 688/wk)

* Throughout thirdthirtieth December 2023 interval:
Bangkok drops to 35/wk
Hong Kong drops to twenty-eight/wk
Phuket drops to twenty-eight/wk

The most recent up to date schedules together with days of operation and flight timings can be found on the Singapore Airways web site.

Singapore Airways shall be dropping Davao flights from twenty eighth October, changing its Singapore – Davao – Cebu – Singapore triangle routing with a easy Singapore – Cebu – Singapore service. In flip, low-cost subsidiary Scoot will improve its Davao flights from three per week to day by day.

Chengdu flights, at present as soon as weekly, additionally finish on twenty fourth October, whereas Chongqing, Shenzhen and Xiamen routes stay suspended. SIA informed us again in March this yr it was in search of to renew operation to those three cities “as quickly as doable.

Till then, the airline’s mainland China community will solely embody Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou this winter, with 49 weekly companies between them, in comparison with over 100 to and from China previous to the pandemic.

Hong Kong is one other route operating considerably beneath pre-COVID frequencies, with a fifth day by day service added for the upcoming winter season, nonetheless nicely in need of the seven day by day flights operated in ‘regular instances’, which included the SQ2/1 flight that continued to and from San Francisco.

On the short-haul community there’s a hike in Bangkok flights from 5 instances day by day again to the pre-COVID degree of six day by day, with the late night SQ720/719 flights (beforehand SQ978/981) re-added to the schedule for the winter season.

SIA’s Bangkok route is again to full pre-COVID capability from late October 2023

Phuket additionally will get report capability from the winter season onwards, with six day by day flights, as we lately reported. It will embody Boeing 737-8 MAX flights once more, offering 106% of pre-pandemic seat capability to and from the favored island.

Whereas Beijing retains its present twice-daily frequency, one of many two day by day flights to and from the town (SQ802/807) will upgauge to the Boeing 777-300ER, which means a First Class choice on the route for the primary time in over three years.

Singapore – Beijing flights can have a First Class choice this winter season. (Photograph: MainlyMiles)

Surprisingly, the Singapore – Kuala Lumpur route has been in the reduction of to only 69% of pre-COVID frequencies with 47 weekly companies now working, a degree retained via to late March 2024. Till lately, the airline had been working 68 weekly flights on the route – matching pre-COVID ranges.

Boeing 737-800s, with ex-SilkAir recliner seats in Enterprise Class, will stretch their wings to five-hour Kathmandu flights from late October – unhealthy information for these hoping to atone for some sleep or, with no Wi-Fi accessible, some productive work!

SIA’s Boeing 737-800 Enterprise Class – no flat mattress or Wi-Fi choices in sight right here. (Photograph: MainlyMiles)

Different 737-800 routes are fortunately restricted to shorter flights, with Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Phuket on the record.

Manila flights shift solely to the Airbus A350 Medium Haul this winter, from principally Boeing 787-10 operation at present.

The A350 MH fleet has sooner Wi-Fi than the 787-10 and the identical 2018 Regional Enterprise Class seats, however sadly doesn’t function Dwell TV.

One of the crucial thrilling developments for the upcoming season is after all the return of Airbus A380s on SIA’s Tokyo Narita route, together with the newest Suites cabin.

Right here’s how the long-haul community appears throughout the winter 2023 / 24 season.

Singapore Airways Routes

(Nov 2023 – Mar 2024)
Metropolis Month(s) Acft
Nov ’23
Dec ’23

Mar ’24
Adelaide 7/wk 7/wk*
Amsterdam 7/wk 7/wk 359 LH
Auckland   14/wk
(was 7/wk)
14/wk 359 LH
(was 2/wk throughout Jul & Aug 2023)
359 LH
(by way of MXP)
5/wk 5/wk 359 LH
Brisbane 21/wk 21/wk*
359 MH
Cairns 5/wk 5/wk 7M8
Cape City
(by way of JNB)
7/wk 7/wk 359 LH
Christchurch 7/wk 7/wk*
359 LH
Copenhagen 5/wk 5/wk 359 LH
Darwin 5/wk 5/wk 7M8
Dubai 7/wk 7/wk 359 MH
Frankfurt 14/wk   17/wk (fm 29 Jan)
359 LH
(by way of MAN)
3/wk 3/wk 359 LH
Istanbul 4/wk 4/wk 359 LH
Johannesburg 7/wk 7/wk 359 LH
London 28/wk 28/wk 388
Los Angeles
10/wk 10/wk 359 LH
Los Angeles
(by way of NRT)
7/wk 7/wk 77W
Manchester 5/wk 5/wk 359 LH
Melbourne 28/wk   35/wk 359 LH
Milan 7/wk 7/wk 359 LH
Munich 7/wk 7/wk 359 LH
New York JFK
7/wk 7/wk 359 ULR
New York JFK
(by way of FRA)
7/wk 7/wk 77W
Newark 7/wk 7/wk 359 ULR
Paris 14/wk 14/wk 359 LH
Perth 21/wk   25/wk 787
Rome   3/wk
(was 4/wk)
3/wk 359 LH
San Francisco 14/wk 14/wk 359 LH
359 ULR
Seattle 3/wk 3/wk 359 LH
Sydney 28/wk 28/wk*
359 LH
Vancouver Route ending
(3/wk until 30 Sep)

359 LH
Zurich 7/wk 7/wk 77W
Whole 321/wk
(was 315/wk)


* Australia / NZ Peak Season will increase:
Adelaide to 11/wk (2 Dec – 21 Jan)
Brisbane to 25/wk (1 Dec – 13 Jan)
Christchurch to 10/wk (19 Nov – 15 Feb)
Sydney to 35/wk (2 Dec – 14 Jan)

The most recent up to date schedules together with days of operation and flight timings can be found on the Singapore Airways web site.

The A380 shall be again on Auckland companies this winter, from twenty second November 2023, with the airline loading the standard hike to 2 day by day flights for the season, the opposite one operated by the Airbus A350 Lengthy Haul. This may also convey the newest Suites product to the route.

Frankfurt, Melbourne and Perth all see frequency hikes throughout the upcoming season.

Rome sees its ordinary winter season discount from 4 to a few instances weekly, because it did earlier than COVID-19, whereas its the tip of the highway for SIA’s Vancouver route from thirtieth September 2023. Air Canada will launch continuous flights in April 2024, hopefully filling the void left by SIA.

Sydney, Melbourne and London will retain the very best frequencies on the long-haul community, with every metropolis served 4 instances per day, together with some A380 companies to all three cities (however solely till twenty first November within the case of Melbourne).

Singapore Airways will fly its Airbus A380s to eight cities this upcoming winter season, together with Auckland, Tokyo, London and Sydney. (Photograph: Mike Fuchslocher / Shutterstock)

For a full rundown of Airbus A380 routes between now and March 2024, take a look at our devoted article right here, which incorporates detailed flight schedules.

Australia / NZ peak season hikes

Between mid-November 2023 and mid-February 2024, Singapore Airways is loading as much as 18 extra weekly companies to and from 4 cities in Australia and New Zealand, to cater for elevated demand throughout the peak journey season for this area.

  • Adelaide
    Improve from 7/wk to 11/wk from 2nd December 2023 to twenty first January 2024
    A350 MH working extra companies on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Brisbane
    Improve from 21/wk to 25/wk from 1st December 2023 to thirteenth January 2024
    A350 MH working extra companies on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
  • Christchurch
    Improve from 7/wk to 10/wk from nineteenth November 2023 to fifteenth February 2024
    A350 LH working extra companies on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
  • Sydney
    Improve from 28/wk to 35/wk from 2nd December 2023 to 14th January 2024
    A350 LH working extra companies each day
Sydney will get its pre-COVID 5 instances day by day SIA service restored for a quick interval throughout the peak season between early December and mid-January. (Photograph: Vacation spot NSW)

“Fifth freedom” routes

Singapore Airways will proceed to function 4 “fifth freedom” routes throughout the winter season, on which it has site visitors rights to promote tickets and supply award redemptions to passengers travelling solely between these cities.

  • Frankfurt to New York JFK (Boeing 777-300ER)
  • Manchester to Houston (Airbus A350 Lengthy Haul)
  • Milan to Barcelona (Airbus A350 Lengthy Haul)
  • Tokyo to Los Angeles (Boeing 777-300ER)

Word that it’s not doable to purchase or redeem tickets to journey solely on the next Singapore Airways routes:

  • Johannesburg to Cape City
  • Cape City to Johannesburg

On these flights, you should be travelling to or from Singapore.

Which routes are left?

With 71 locations throughout the Singapore Airways and former SilkAir community now reinstated, it’s fascinating to contemplate which cities or airports are nonetheless to be added to the record (or not, because the case could also be).

Right here’s the newest rundown.

Singapore Airways / SilkAir Routes
Pending Reinstatement

Metropolis / Airport
Pending reinstatement
(SIA route)
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  • Moscow
  • Sapporo (seasonal)
Pending reinstatement
(former SilkAir route)
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  • Bandung
  • Chengdu*
  • Chongqing
  • Mandalay (seasonal)
  • Shenzhen
  • Xiamen
Transferred to Scoot
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Discontinued since COVID-19
(no deliberate reinstatement)
  • Brussels
  • Canberra
  • Dusseldorf
  • Hiroshima
  • Koh Samui
  • Stockholm
  • Wellington

* Restarted, however ending from twenty fourth October 2023

SIA nonetheless has not programmed a return of its Singapore – Hong Kong – San Francisco flights since these have been suspended in January 2022, when Hong Kong banned transit passengers.

SIA’s widespread and historic Singapore – Hong Kong – San Francisco route isn’t returning this winter, underneath present plans. (Photograph: Aircraft’s Portrait Aviation Media / Malcolm Lu)

Hong Kong dropped the final of its COVID-era journey restrictions on 1st April this yr, and hasn’t had any transit restrictions since April 2022, so we have been hoping to see a return for this widespread service by now.

One other eagerly anticipated SIA route is a seasonal service to and from Sapporo throughout the peak ski season every winter, however sadly there’s no signal of any return for this one both.

As an alternative, Scoot now operates 4 instances weekly year-round to Sapporo by way of Taipei utilizing Boeing 787-8s.

Singapore Airways schedules get a fewhuge updates’ per yr, and that is certainly one of them, with flight frequencies and plane sorts confirmed for the northern winter season from late October 2023 to late March 2024.

For many routes it’s ‘establishment’, however there’s a discount for some cities, whereas there are good will increase for locations like Frankfurt, Melbourne, Perth and most Japan routes.

Chengdu, Davao and Vancouver are sadly being faraway from the community, and there’s nonetheless no signal of a reinstatement for 3 cities in China that have been suspended in March this yr.

If you’re reserving flights past thirtieth March 2024, do remember that the following summer time schedule remains to be considerably provisional, particularly so far as plane sorts are involved.

(Cowl Photograph: (Photograph: Aircraft’s Portrait Aviation Media / Malcolm Lu)

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