The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group has expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with additional points expected to be announced in the coming weeks.
This comes as Singapore widened its VTL arrangements to include Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South Korea, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. These are on top of the existing VTL arrangements with Brunei and Germany, which began in September 2021.
Singapore Airlines will operate VTL services from Amsterdam, Barcelona, Copenhagen, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Paris, and Rome starting October 19, 2021. SIA’s VTL services from Seoul will begin on November 16, 2021. Today, SIA operates VTL services from Bandar Seri Begawan, Frankfurt, and Munich.
Scoot, SIA’s sister airline, will operate VTL flights from Berlin from October 20, 2021.
Multi-city itineraries within VTL countries are allowed if customers meet the 14-day travel history requirement, which includes transit countries. For example, a traveller may fly from Singapore to Paris, and then Paris to Amsterdam, and still be eligible for the VTL flight from Amsterdam to Singapore. However, a customer who flies from Singapore to Los Angeles via Tokyo1 will not be eligible for SIA’s nonstop VTL flight from Los Angeles if the stay in Los Angeles is less than 14 days.
Customers traveling on the VTL flights can also enjoy fuss-free transfers via Singapore Changi Airport to 59 destinations within the SIA Group network.
Top Copyright Photo: Singapore Airlines Airbus A350-941 9V-SMW (msn 341) SEA (Joe G. Walker). Image: 955469.
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