Staggering: Singapore Airlines To Add 6th Daily Bangkok Flight

Staggering: Singapore Airlines To Add 6th Daily Bangkok Flight
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It has been revealed that Singapore Airlines will add a sixth daily flight to Bangkok, Thailand, as demand for the route continues its intensity.

This extra flight is due to begin on October 29 this year, which is five months earlier than planned as well.

Boeing 787-10 To Be Used by Singapore Airlines For 6th Daily Bangkok Flight…


Staggering: Singapore Airlines To Add 6th Daily Bangkok Flight
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Such an addition represents an evening flight, with SQ720 departing Singapore at 1835 local and arriving at the Thai destination at 2000 local.

As for the return, SQ719 will depart at 2110 local from Bangkok before arriving back in Singapore at 0040 local the next day.

Of the six daily flights, this rotation will be the only one using the 787-10, as the other flights are operated by the carrier’s Airbus A350-900.

As per AeroRoutes.com, it is understood that this sixth daily flight will not operate between December 3 and 30, with no reason given for this.

Overall…


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What remains clear is the additional capacity offering the Singapore-Bangkok flight will receive through the addition of this sixth flight.

The 787-10 with Singapore Airlines can carry 337 passengers in a two-class setup, meaning that every week, there will be 2,359 more seats added to that route.

Looking ahead, it will be interesting to see whether this route performs even more than what the carrier is expecting, as we could very well get into a situation where the airline is handling over 42 flights per week. Staggering!

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