Thursday, 1 November 2018

Seamless to Seattle............................Singapore Airlines to launch direct flights to Seattle.

Seattle will become the fifth US city in Singapore Airlines route network, the fourth to be served non-stop from Singapore - when new flights start on 3rd September 2019.

Tickets for this ultra-long-haul flight go on sale from 7th November which will initially be operated three times per week before increasing to four times per week in October 2019. The aircraft plying the route will be an Airbus A350-900 which will be configured with 42 Business Class seats, 24 in Premium Economy Class and 187 seats in the main economy cabin. 

The Singapore girls (and boys) will be taking flight SQ28 initially departing Singapore at 0925hrs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and arrive in Seattle at 0905hrs on the same day (all times local). The return sector, operated as SQ27, will depart Seattle at 1040hrs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and arrive in Singapore the following day at 1730hrs. From October 2019, flight SQ28 and flight SQ27 will operate every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday. Of course, all times are subject to all the usual regulatory approvals.
Seamless to Seattle............................Singapore Airlines to launch direct flights to Seattle....

“Our new non-stop flights to Seattle are another demonstration of our commitment to expand our operations in the important US market and grow our network reach. The new services will also further strengthen the Singapore hub by providing customers faster and more convenient connectivity from key markets such as Southeast Asia, South Asia and Australasia to North America,” said Singapore Airlines CEO, Mr Goh Choon Phong. 

The airline recently introduced a daily non-stop flights between Singapore and Newark, New Jersey and from tomorrow the carrier will fly non-stop between Singapore and Los Angeles using Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range) aircraft. Existing non-stop services to San Francisco will also be increased from seven to 10 flights per week with effect from 28th November 2018. 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.

Seattle is one of the fastest growing cities in the US, with a strong and diverse economy. Seattle is home to the headquarters of a large number of major US corporations and the city is a popular venue for start-up businesses. Seattle also ranks highly for job growth and has a steadily increasing population. Known affectionately as the “Emerald City”, Seattle is also a popular tourist destination, famous for its lush evergreen forests and parks, vibrant arts and cultural scene as well as the gateway for cruises to Alaska.

(Images Singapore Airlines)