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Fri, 1 April 2022

British Airways Resumes Flights Between Singapore and Sydney

(01 Apr 2022, 12:17 +07)  British Airways has resumed flights between Singapore and Sydney, the airline's first passenger service between the two cities since April 2020.

The daily stopover connects fully vaccinated travellers flying between London and Sydney via Singapore with Boeing Dreamliner 787-9 aircraft.

Lim Ching Kiat, Changi Airport Groups Managing Director of Air Hub Development, said, We are delighted to welcome British Airways London- Singapore-Sydney flight once again. Pre-COVID19, the United Kingdom-Australia route was among Changis top transfer lanes and remains so today. With Australias recent re-opening and Singapore easing travel restrictions, we can expect more leisure and business flows between London and Australia via Singapore. Changi Airport is well placed to serve passengers travelling along this route and British Airways new offering will provide travellers with more flight options through Changi Airport. 

British Airways Boeing 787-9 reg: G-ZBKD at LHR. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.
British Airways Boeing 787-9 reg: G-ZBKD at LHR. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

Flight BA15 is scheduled to depart from London at 17:45 and from Singapore at 19:25 the following day. The plane is timed to land in Sydney at 06:10 the day after that.

The return flight BA16, is slated to depart from Sydney at 15:50, arrive in Singapore at 21:05 and then depart for London Heathrow at 22:35 .

We are thrilled to fly the kangaroo route once again and play our part in reuniting families and friends with their loved ones after such a long time apart, said Noella Ferns, British Airways Head of Sales, Asia Pacific. The safety of our customers and colleagues has always been at the heart of everything we do. We know some customers wont have flown for a long time, and we can assure them we have a range of COVID19 measures in place to provide stress and hassle-free travel.

British Airways has introduced a number of measures at the airport and on board to look after the safety and wellbeing of its customers and employees. 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 day.

See also: Exclusive Travel Industry Interview with Kurt Ekert, President of Sabre.

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