Singapore Airlines increases frequency to Mumbai and Delhi

With the global economy increasing in select geographies, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is making changes to its route network in the coming months.

Frequency to Mumbai and Delhi will meanwhile be increased from March and June 2010, respectively. Flights will be operated twice-daily to both Indian cities, up from the existing 11-times-weekly.

Effective 18 December, the Singapore-Moscow-Houston flight frequency will increase to five per week from the current four.

From 19 January 2010, the non-stop Singapore-Newark flights will return to daily operations from the current five times a week.

Munich will be a new destination in the SIA network from end March 2010. Flights will operate five times per week on a Singapore-Munich-Manchester routing.

Also from end March 2010, Colombo and Dhaka will each be served daily, up from five flights a week.

Services to Seoul will increase from June 2010; to 18 weekly from the current 14 weekly, one of which carries on to San Francisco.

From end October 2010, the carrier will commence twice daily operations to Tokyo Haneda airport, complementing the existing twice daily flights to Tokyo Narita, one of which continues on to Los Angeles.

The airline is suspending operations to Karachi and Lahore, Pakistan and Nanjing, China. The last Singapore-Karachi-Lahore service will be operated on 17 February 2010 while the last Singapore-Nanjing service will be operated on 26 March 2010.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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