Seattle will become the fifth US city in Singapore Airlines’ route network – and the fourth to be served nonstop from Singapore – when new flights are introduced next year.
The nonstop Singapore-Seattle/Tacoma flights are due to be launched on September 3, 2019 and will initially be operated three times per week before increasing to four times per week in October 2019.
Airbus A350-900 aircraft will be used on the route, fitted with 42 Business Class, 24 Premium Economy Class and 187 Economy Class seats.
Subject to regulatory approvals, flight SQ28 will initially depart Singapore at 0925 hrs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and arrive in Seattle/Tacoma at 0905 hrs on the same day (all times local). The return sector, operated as SQ27, will depart Seattle/Tacoma at 1040 hrs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and arrive in Singapore the following day at 1730 hrs. From October 2019, flight SQ28 and flight SQ27 will operate every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
The new Seattle flights will complement Singapore Airlines’ existing services to the US cities of Houston, Los Angeles, New York (both JFK and Newark airports) and San Francisco. Singapore Airlines recently introduced daily nonstop flights between Singapore and Newark and from tomorrow will fly nonstop between Singapore and Los Angeles using Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range) aircraft. Existing nonstop services to San Francisco will also be increased from seven to 10 flights per week with effect from November 28, 2018.
Singapore Airlines will operate 53 flights per week to the US by December 2018, including 27 nonstop Singapore-US services. With the introduction of the new Seattle flights next year, total US frequency will increase to 57 flights per week.
Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-941 9V-SMS (msn 158) SIN (Michael B. Ing). Image: 944221.
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