Singapore Airlines (SIA), the flag carrier airline of Singapore with its hub located at Singapore Changi Airport, has recently announced that it will soon be returned to the pre-pandemic level of operations to India by 30th October, triggered by sturdy demand for air travel.
Singapore’s flag carrier is also set to gradually increase the flights operating to Chennai to around 17 weekly, up from the existing 10 flights per week, said the organization in a recent statement.
In the same manner, the flights to Kochi are also expected to be increased by 14 times per week, up from the existing seven flights currently flying every week.
Additionally, Bengaluru flights will be increased to 17 per week, which is up from the existing seven flights per week, stated the airlines.
SIA said in a statement that it is set to run around 100% of its pre-pandemic operating capacity to India by 30th October of this year.
While speaking on the move, Senior Vice President of Marketing Planning at Singapore Airlines, JoAnn Tan, said that the budding demand from India for traveling to and from the country and the points across the Group network encourages the increase in airline services in one of the major markets.
Before the pandemic, the airline ran to seven destinations in India with overall of 96 flights a week.
As per reports, SIA is also planning to increase flights to destinations including Paris, Tokyo, Los Angeles, and Osaka to accelerate its capacity to 81% of pre-COVID levels by the end of 2022, added further.
Furthermore, battered by the pandemic for more than two years now, the airline industry is focusing on hobbling back slowly to normalcy, and the recommencement of normal overseas flights is estimated to offer an impetus to the sector.
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