Singapore Airlines is adding a fourth daily service between Singapore and Beijing from December 16, 2011.
With the additional service, Singapore Airlines (SIA) will operate a total of 28 weekly services to and from the Chinese capital.
The new flight, SQ806, operated by an Airbus A330-300, will depart Singapore Changi Airport at 7:10 p.m. from December 16 and arrive at Beijing Capital International Airport the following day at 1:05 a.m., local time. The return flight, SQ807, will depart Beijing at 2:15 a.m. and reach Singapore at 8:55 a.m. local time.
“We thank our customers for their continued support for our services on this popular route. This has encouraged us to add a fourth daily service to Beijing, providing travellers more options with flight timings to better suit their travel needs,” says Mak Swee Wah, Singapore Airlines’ executive vice president commercial.
Singapore Airlines also flies daily to Guangzhou, 35 times weekly to Shanghai and 49 times weekly to Hong Kong. The carrier will increase its services to Guangzhou to twice-daily flights from late this month.
From December 16, the carrier’s full schedule between Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN) and Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) will see SQ800, SIA’s first daily flight, leave SIN at 1:15 a.m. and touch down at PEK at 7:20 a.m. (All times are local.)
Flight SQ802 will push back from the gate at SIN at 8:45 a.m. and reach PEK at 2:50 p.m. Flight SQ810 will begin taxiing at SIN at 4:55 p.m. and arrive at PEK at 11:00 p.m. The new flight, SQ806, will depart SIN at 7:10 p.m. and get to PEK at 1:05 a.m.
In the other direction, flight SQ803 is timed to push back from the gate at PEK at 8:45 a.m. and land at SIN at 3:25 p.m. Flight SQ805 is scehduled to leave PEK at 4:40 p.m. in order to make an 11:20 p.m. arrival at SIN. Flight SQ801 begins taxiing at PEK at 12:10 a.m. and reaches SIN at 6:50 a.m. The new flight, SQ807, departs PEK at 2:15 a.m. and gets to SIN at 8:55 a..m. Again, all times stated are local.