Singapore Airlines flying newer, bigger aircraft to India


Singapore Airlines is enhancing its capacity to and from India, with newer, bigger aircraft being introduced into service, as it looks to cash in on the growing number of Indians travelling overseas.

Singapore Airlines has been rewarded as the world’s best airline for years. The airline started flying into India 49 years ago, with flights to Chennai. Over the years, it has started flying to other cities. Currently, Singapore Airlines, its regional subsidiary Silk Air and low-cost arm Scoot, together fly to 13 cities in India, making the country the second largest market in Asia, after China, in terms of number of cities Singapore Airlines flies to, David Lim, general manager, Singapore Airlines – India, told THE WEEK.

“We have had double digit growth in the last three years from India. We have been, in terms of capacity, flying more often and flying bigger aircraft, so there has been capacity increase over the last few years,” he said. Read more

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