Singapore Airlines Expands China Network with New Beijing Daxing Service

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Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced exciting news for travelers seeking convenient connections between Singapore and China. The airline will launch daily flights to Beijing’s Daxing International Airport, starting November 11, 2024, subject to regulatory approvals.

This move signifies SIA’s commitment to the Chinese market, offering passengers greater flexibility and access to a wider range of destinations within China.

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Expanding Options: Daily Flights to Beijing Daxing

The new service to Beijing Daxing complements SIA’s existing flights to Beijing Capital International Airport. With the addition of Daxing, SIA will offer a total of 28 weekly flights to China’s capital city, solidifying its position as a leading carrier for travel between Singapore and China.

The strategic location of Beijing Daxing International Airport offers additional benefits for travelers. Situated south of Beijing, the airport boasts excellent connectivity to the surrounding regions, including Hebei and Tianjin. These regions are home to numerous world-renowned cultural heritage sites, making Daxing a convenient gateway for exploring China’s rich history.

Increased Frequency to Beijing Capital International Airport

In addition to the new Daxing service, SIA is also increasing the frequency of flights to Beijing Capital International Airport. Starting August 5, 2024, SIA will offer 21 weekly flights to this established airport, up from the current 18 weekly services.

This increase in frequency provides passengers with even more options for scheduling their trips to Beijing, catering to both business and leisure travelers.

Strong Commitment to China: SIA Group Network

The launch of flights to Daxing and the increased frequency to Beijing Capital International Airport further solidified the SIA Group’s commitment to the Chinese market. Together with its low-cost subsidiary Scoot, the SIA Group now serves a total of 24 destinations in mainland China. This extensive network positions them as a leading provider of air travel between Singapore and China, offering unparalleled connectivity and a variety of travel options.

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Flight Details for the New Daxing Service

The inaugural flight (SQ810) to Beijing Daxing is scheduled to depart Singapore at 12:30 am (local time) on November 11, 2024, arriving in Beijing at 6:35 am (local time). The return flight (SQ811) will depart Beijing Daxing at 9:25 am (local time) on the same day, arriving in Singapore at 3:50 pm (local time).

SIA will operate Boeing 787-10 aircraft on this new route, offering a comfortable flying experience with 36 Business Class seats and 301 Economy Class seats.

Quotes from Industry Leaders

Mr. Dai Haoyu, Acting Senior Vice President Marketing Planning, Singapore Airlines:

“China is a key market for the Singapore Airlines Group. This new flight to Beijing Daxing allows SIA to offer an additional daily service to Beijing, a popular destination for both tourist and business travelers. With 24 destinations in the Group’s mainland China network, we offer some of the best options and connections for travel between Singapore and China, and beyond.”

Mr. Kong Yue, Vice President, Beijing Daxing International Airport:

“Singapore Airlines is the first foreign airline to operate services from Beijing Daxing International Airport to Singapore. We believe the inception of Singapore Airlines at Beijing Daxing International Airport will bring about a renewed sense of energy and opportunities, fulfilling the travel demand between both countries as we jointly work together for more good things to come.”

Booking Information

Tickets for the new Beijing Daxing service will be available for purchase through various distribution channels starting June 24, 2024.