SIA ramping up capacity - flights to Beijing and Shanghai restored to pre-pandemic

SINGAPORE Airlines: C6L +0.84% (SIA) on Monday (Aug 7) said it intends to hike the frequencies of its flight services to key destinations for the operating season starting Mar 31, 2024, to Oct 26, 2024, in anticipation of strong demand for air travel.

The move comes weeks after the national carrier posted a record quarterly performance, with first quarter net profit rising 98.4 per cent to S$734 million.

The national carrier will restore certain flight frequencies to pre-pandemic levels or exceed them, it said in a press statement. These include Beijing and Shanghai in China; Ahmedabad in India; as well as Darwin, Melbourne, and Perth in Australia, among others.