(03 Jun 2021)
British Airways operated its first passenger flight
between Singapore and London Heathrow since late December 2020 on
The passenger flights will initially operate four
times per week departing Singapore on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays
BA012 is timed to depart from Changi Airport at
23:15 and arrive at London Heathrow at 05:50 the following day.
From London Heathrow, BA011 will take off on
Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, at 19:55 to arrive at
Changi Airport in Singapore at 16:05 the following day.
Noella Ferns, British Airways’ Head of Sales, Asia
Pacific, said, “We are delighted to be able to reunite families
and friends with their loved ones after such a long time apart.
The safety of our customers and colleagues has always been at the
heart of everything we do. We have also introduced a range of
precautionary measures to provide stress and hassle-free travel.”
The operation of flights is subject to
potential scheduling changes and customers are strongly advised to
check latest travel restrictions, regulations and requirements
before purchasing their tickets.
British Airways has also recently partnered with
Dettol to offer a range of products to keep its customers and
colleagues safe in the air and on ground.
The airline cleans all key surfaces including
seats, screens, seat buckles and tray tables after every flight
and each aircraft is completely cleaned from nose to tail every
Alongside the introduction of Dettol products at
the airport and onboard, British Airways continues to implement a
range of measures that it requires customers and colleagues to
observe, which include:
– Observing government regulations around advice
– Asking customers not to travel if they think
they have any symptoms of COVID19;
– Wearing facemasks and bringing enough to replace
them every four hours for longer flights;
– Checking-in online, downloading a boarding pass
to a mobile device where possible for self-scanning at security
and the departure gate;
– Observing social distancing and using hand
sanitisers that are placed throughout airports; and
– Asking customers to ensure they have everything
they need from their hand luggage before departure, and where
possible, storing their carry-on bag under the seat in front of
Both one-way and return tickets between London
Heathrow and Singapore are now available to book on BA’s website,
with fares starting from SG$1005.
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