Singapore Airlines (SIA) will introduce a fifth weekly flight from Singapore to Kolkata, India, from 29 March, 2020.
Currently, SIA operates four weekly flights, while the airline’s regional wing SilkAir operates three weekly flights to Kolkata.
SIA’s Kolkata services will continue to be operated by the Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft, which is equipped with the airline’s latest regional cabin products for Business Class and Economy Class.
“SIA’s A350-900 medium haul aircraft has been warmly received by customers since its introduction on the Singapore-Kolkata route in June 2019. We are pleased to increase our services to Kolkata with this new generation aircraft by adding a weekly frequency from March 2020,” said Singapore Airlines Senior Vice President for Marketing Planning Tan Kai Ping.
In addition to Kolkata, SIA operates to five other points in India, namely Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi.
Meanwhile, Scoot, SIA’s low-cost subsidiary, operates to seven points in India. These are Amritsar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Trivadrum, Tiruchirappalli and Visakhapatnam.
SilkAir will continue to operate to four points in India: Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kochi.
From 29 March, 2020, the SIA Group airlines will operate more than 140 weekly flights to India.
Asian Aviation is the official representative of Singapore Airlines and Scoot for Greece, Cyprus and Albania.