Singapore Airlines, the flag carrier airline of Singapore on Tuesday said that it will restore its Indian network to pre-pandemic levels in the coming months.
According to the details shared by the airline, it will progressively operate 17 weekly services to Chennai, up from the current 10 flights per week.
Similarly, flights to/from Kochi will go up to 14 times weekly, up from the current seven flights per week while Bengaluru services will go up to 16 times weekly, up from the current seven flights per week.
SIA will operate almost 100% of its pre-Covid operating capacity in India by 30 October 2022.
The Detailed flight schedule of Singapore Airlines to/from India can be found here.
SIA Flights To India
It is worth noting that Singapore Airlines currently operates 73 weekly flights from eight Indian cities to Singapore: Chennai, Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Kochi, and Hyderabad.
While SIA’s low-cost airline and a wholly-owned subsidiary, Scoot has 38 flights per week from six cities: Amritsar, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Tiruchirappalli, Trivandrum, and Visakhapatnam.
According to SIA Group, the airline is now operating at approximately 75% of its pre-COVID capacity.
JoAnn Tan, Senior Vice President of Marketing Planning, Singapore Airlines, said;
“Robust demand for travel to and from India, to points across the Group network, support an increase in our services in this important market.” Pre-pandemic, the airline operated to seven destinations in India with a total of 96 flights a week.
SIA also expects to boost flights to Tokyo, Osaka, Paris, and Los Angeles as part of its attempts to increase capacity to 81% of pre-pandemic levels by the end of this year.
For the past two years, the airline sector has been struggling to return to normalcy, and the restoration of normal international flights is expected to fillip to this sector.