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Singapore Airlines has announced a series of route changes for the Northern Winter season, including the launch of new Houston-Manchester-Singapore flights, from 30 October 2016.  In addition, services to Adelaide, Christchurch and Kolkata will increase during peak periods, while seasonal services to Sapporo will be operated in December 2016.


The new Houston-Manchester-Singapore flights will be operated five times weekly. Flight SQ51 will depart Houston at 1950hrs and arrive in Manchester at 0940hrs. Flight SQ51 will then subsequently depart Manchester at 1110hrs, and arrive in Singapore at 0755hrs (all times local, at the start of Northern Winter and are subject to change).


With the launch of the Houston–Manchester-Singapore service, the currently existing Moscow-Houston and Munich-Manchester flights will be suspended, from 30 October 2016. Both Munich and Moscow will continue to be served, however, on a non-stop basis to and from Singapore. Services to Munich will be operated daily, while services to Moscow will be operated four times weekly.  


Services to Christchurch will meanwhile increase to 10 times weekly from seven times weekly between 13 November 2016 and 5 February 2017, while services to Adelaide will increase to 10 times weekly from seven times weekly between 1 December 2016 and 31 January 2017. Services to Kolkata will increase to four times weekly in December 2016, up from the current three weekly flights.


To cater to peak winter travel demand, Singapore Airlines will also operate seasonal services to Sapporo from 1 December 2016 to 5 January 2017. A total of 24 round-trip Sapporo flights will be operated during this period.


Singapore Airlines will also operate daily non-stop flights between Singapore and San Francisco from 23 October 2016 using Airbus A350-900 aircraft. Flight SQ32 will depart Singapore at 0920hrs and arrive in San Francisco at 0755hrs. The return flight SQ31 will depart San Francisco at 1025hrs and arrive in Singapore at 1840hrs. (all times local at the start of Northern Winter, and subject to change).


The above flight details are subject to regulatory approvals. Ticket sales for the above flights will be made available for sale through our various distribution channels on a progressive basis.


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