LONDON – National carrier Singapore Airlines has announced that it will be launching flights from Los Angeles International Airport U.S to Taoyuan International Airport Taipei starting from August 25, 2021. The new flight is part of the carriers ongoing plans to rebuild its U.S network following the reduction in services brought around by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The flights will be operated be on of the carrier Airbus A350-900 aircraft and in a three-class configuration will offer 187 Economy, 24 premium economy and 42 business class seats. Flights will run on a three times weekly schedule departing Los Angeles on Monday, Thursday and Saturday, with the return flights departing Taipei on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with fares for a round trip for an economy ticket starting at $788 which includes taxes and fees.
Joey Seow, Regional Vice President – Americas at Singapore Airlines said: “With this new service, SIA continues to demonstrate its commitment to rebuild and grow our U.S. route network, At the same time, our long-term strategy prioritizes flexibility in deploying our fleet, allowing us to move quickly to offer passengers new options for travel as opportunities arise, such as this new service to Taipei.”
With the launch of this new passenger service, Singapore Airlines now offer approximately 47 per cent of its pre-covid flight frequencies to the U.S while also increasing the current cargo options available for the airline to LAX.