Here is some good news that we have all been waiting to hear. Singapore Airlines and Silk Air have announced that they will be resuming international routes and amping up more destinations in the months of June and July. Here is everything we know.
By Amitha Ameen

 

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Singapore’s national carrier, Singapore Airlines said it is resuming its international flights and increasing frequencies and the number of destinations in the months of June and July. The airlines will now fly to 27 cities starting June, as compared to the 15 cities that was earlier announced.

The reinstated cities include Adelaide, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Cebu, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Medan, and Osaka, among others. All flights will follow the mandatory approvals and regular checks. The airline also announced that the schedules are subject to change, owing to the uncertainty of the coronavirus.

 

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“SIA has cut approximately 94 per cent of the passenger capacity that had been originally scheduled for June and July 2020 due to the Covid-19 outbreak. SIA and SilkAir will continue to adjust our capacity to match the demand for international air travel,” read a statement on the company’s website.

 

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The airline has also reiterated that customers whose flights were cancelled, will retain the full value as flight credits for future travels, along with being presented bonus flight credits at the time of rebooking. The statement also said that flights that were originally scheduled for the next two months but are not listed now, will stand cancelled.

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