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Singapore Airlines Launches Daily Flights to Beijing

DALLAS — Earlier today, Singaporean flag carrier Singapore Airlines (SQ) announced it will launch services between Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) and Beijing Daxing Airport (PKX).

Starting from November 11, 2024, Singapore Airlines (SQ) will be operating services between Singapore Changi Airport (SIN) and the newly established Beijing Daxing Airport (PKX).

Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10. Photo: Yifei Yu/Airways

Singapore Airlines' New Dreamliner Route

This strategic move, facilitated by SQ’s Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, which boasts 36 Business Class seats and 301 Economy class seats, marks a significant expansion for SQ, as it now serves both of Beijing’s two airports: Beijing Capital (PEK) and PKX. 

SQ will also increase the frequency of flights between SIN and PEK from 18 weekly flights to 21 weekly services from August 5, 2024. By the end of November, Singapore Airlines will operate 28 weekly services to China’s capital city.

The outbound SIN flight, departing at 00:30 local time and arriving at 06:35 PKX will be operated as SQ810 with the return flight, departing at 09:25, back into SIN at 15:50 as SQ811, all local times.

A Singapore Airlines 777-300ER. Photo: Lorenzo Giacobbo

Comments from Singapore Airlines, Daxing Int. Airport

Mr Dai Haoyu, Acting Senior Vice President of Marketing Planning of Singapore Airlines, stated that “China is a key market for the Singapore Airlines Group. This new flight to Beijing Daxing allows SIA to offer an additional daily service to Beijing”. 

Whilst Mr Kong Yue, Vice President, of Beijing Daxing International Airport, said: “Singapore Airlines is the first foreign airline to operate services from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Singapore. We believe the inception of Singapore Airlines at Beijing Daxing International Airport will bring about a renewed sense of energy and opportunities”.

The SIA group, which includes SQ and its low-cost subsidiary, Scoot, serves 24 destinations in mainland China. Featured photo: PKX. www.arne-mueseler.com.

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