(10 Jun 2021)
Singapore Airlines (SIA) has unveiled plans to resume
nonstop flights between Singapore (SIN) and Manchester (MAN),
England on 17
The airline will operate the route with thrice
weekly flights using Airbus A350-900 aircraft.
Flight SQ52 is scheduled to leave Changi Airport
in Singapore at 01:45 on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving
in Manchester at 08:30.
The return flight, SQ53, is timed to depart
Manchester on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11:00, arriving
in Singapore at 07:00 the following day.
Before COVID19, Singapore Airlines had operated flights to
Manchester continuously since 1986, making SIA the airport’s longest serving
Mr Mohamed Rafi Mar, Singapore Airlines’ General Manager, UK and
Ireland, said, “Manchester and the northwest region have been
a key part of our route network for over 30 years, so while it was
never our intention to have an enforced break in service as has
happened due to the unprecedented COVID19 pandemic, we are
delighted to be able to make our return. As restrictions slowly
ease, our dedicated Manchester staff are excited to welcome our
customers back once more and we look forward to continuing our
longstanding and deep connection with the city of Manchester and
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