Singapore Airlines today announced a second new route for Australia this year with the unveiling of a Singapore – Jakarta (CGK) – Sydney vv service, to operate three times weekly from 23 November 2016. The new service, which is subject to regulatory approval, will increase the number of weekly flights to and from Sydney from 31 to 34.
The new Singapore – Jakarta – Sydney vv route will be served three times per week, departing Sydney on Tuesday,Thursday and Saturday at 11:00 landing in Jakarta 14:35. Flights will then depart Jakarta at 15:35 and arrive in Singapore at 18:10. (All times stated are local).
Flights from Singapore will operate on Monday, Wednesday and Friday departing Singapore at 20:15, arriving in Jakarta at 21:00. Onward flights from Jakarta to Sydney will depart at 22:25 and arrive at 09:30 the next day. (All times stated are local).
Singapore Airlines Regional Vice President South West Pacific, Mr Tan Tiow Kor said the creation of the new route was due to increasing demand from customers.
“Australia and Indonesia are two of Singapore Airlines’ most popular routes in our global network,” Mr Tan said.
“The new Singapore – Jakarta – Sydney vv service is another example of our longstanding commitment to Australia and the South West Pacific region.
“We are pleased to increase the choices our customers have when it comes to flying from Sydney to Singapore and now Sydney to Jakarta.”
The new SQ262/261 service will be operated by a two class 777-200ER aircraft with 26 Business class seats fitted with the full flat-bed seat in a 1-2-1 layout and 245 Economy class seats in a 3-3-3 layout.
Singapore Airlines also announced it will boost its current Singapore – Jakarta flight frequency with eight new weekly flights, bringing to a total of 71 round-trip flights a week operated between Singapore and Jakarta.
Together with the three times weekly Singapore – Jakarta – Sydney vv routing, Jakarta will be served with 74 weekly flights to and from Singapore.
Tickets for the new Sydney – Jakarta – Singapore service will be on sale from tomorrow, Thursday 29 September, with Business class return (Sydney-Jakarta) from $2,962 and Economy class return (Sydney-Jakarta) from $742.
Subject to regulatory approval, Singapore Airlines’ alliance partner Virgin Australia will codeshare on these new services.
|EX-SYDNEY (as at 23 Nov 2016)|
|Flight Number||Day of Operation||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Routing|
|SQ262||Tue, Thu, Sat||SYD – 1100
CGK – 1535
|CGK – 1435
SIN – 1810
|SQ252||Fri, Sat, Sun||1400||1920||SYD-SIN|
All times stated are local
|EX-SINGAPORE (as at 23 Nov 2016)|
|Flight number||Day of Operation||Departure Time||Arrival Time||Routing|
|SQ261||Mon, Wed, Fri||SIN – 2015
CGK – 2225
|CGK – 2100
SYD – 0930 (+1)
|SQ251||Thu, Fri, Sat||2315||1015 (+1)||SIN-SYD|
All times stated are local