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Singapore Airlines to increase Johannesburg service

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From 1 July to 31 August Singapore Airlines will increase its Johannesburg service to 10 flights per week.

Flights will be operated by an A350-900 on the following schedule:

SQ478 SIN0125 – 0610JNB 359 x146
SQ478 SIN0200 – 0635JNB 359 146
SQ482 SIN1400 – 1835JNB 359 357

SQ479 JNB1345 – 0610+1SIN 359 x146
SQ479 JNB1355 – 0610+1SIN 359 146
SQ481 JNB1955 – 1220+1SIN 359 357

(Source: Airline Routes)

In December last year, the airline also announced that it will be increasing flight frequency to Cape Town, South Africa, to meet growing travel demand.

Cape Town will be served with a daily flight via Johannesburg, up from the current four flights per week, with effect from 26 March 2018. The additional flights will complement SIA’s current daily service to Johannesburg and operate as SQ478 (Singapore—Johannesburg–Cape Town) and SQ479 (Cape Town–Johannesburg–Singapore).

SIA will operate flights to Cape Town and Johannesburg using its Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The aircraft seats 253 customers in three classes, with 42 in Business Class, 24 in Premium Economy Class and 187 in Economy Class.

The new flights are subject to regulatory approvals. Tickets will be made available for sale progressively through the various distribution channels. For more details click here

Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Briedenhann
Jeanette Phillips joined the team in 2016. She developed a passion and love for all things-travel related in her role as travel journalist, a position she held for over seven years. A brief exodus into the corporate marketing sphere proved that there is no better industry than the travel industry. Research and writing are two of Jeanette’s greatest passions, but she is always open to new challenges and different ways of doing things.

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