Singapore Airlines Returning To San Francisco As It Tweaks Schedules - Simple Flying


On Thursday, Singapore Airlines announced new flight schedules for services operated by SIA, SilkAir, and Scoot. The tweaks to the schedules cover the period from November 2020 to January 2021 and include the reinstatement of direct flights between Singapore and San Francisco.

Singapore Airlines will resume flights to San Francisco in December 2020. Photo: Getty Images

Singapore Airlines restores flights to San Francisco

On November 19, Singapore Airlines (SIA) released details of the new flight schedules for SIA, SilkAir, and low-cost subsidiary Scoot. The announcement comes as the airlines continue to restore services and rebuild their networks in the wake of the global pandemic. SIA says that services to San Francisco and Nagoya, Japan, will be reinstated from December.

The direct service to San Francisco will resume on Tuesday, December 15. Flights will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, departing Singapore Changi Airport at 18:40 and arriving at San Francisco International Airport at 17:20. The estimated flight duration is 14 hours, 40 minutes.

Return flights will take 17 hours 35 minutes and operate on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Mondays, departing SFO at 20:50 and arriving into SIN at 06:25 plus two days. An Airbus A350-900 will operate the flights. Times are local. Earlier this month, Singapore Airlines resumed the world’s longest passenger service with flights to New York JFK.

Singapore Airlines A350
An A350 will operate SFO flights. Photo: Getty Images

SIA Group adjusts its airlines’ services

In Thursday’s announcement,