SIA fixes date for launch of LA nonstop

Travel News 24 Jul 2018

Singapore Airlines has confirmed it will launch its planned nonstop Los Angeles service on 2 November.

After three rotations in the first week, the route will be operated daily. Subsequently, on 10 December, the frequency will increase to 10 times weekly.

Airbus A350-900ULRs will be used for the flights.

The frequency of SIA's nonstop service to another Californian city, San Francisco, will likewise increase from daily to 10 times weekly, with A350-900ULRs to be used for the additional flights. No changes to the Singapore-Hong Kong-San Francisco service are planned.

As it boosts its nonstop US services from Singapore, SIA will cease its daily Seoul Incheon-LA flights on 30 November. The Star Alliance member will continue to serve the Korean capital from Singapore at four-times-daily frequency.