SINGAPORE, 19 November 2021: United Airlines will resume
flights to Singapore’s Changi International Airport effective 9 January 2022.
In a press statement Thursday, the airline said it would
operate four weekly nonstop flights from Singapore to San Francisco on
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
Customers travelling from San Francisco will return to
Singapore on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, beginning 5 January
Flights from San Francisco to Singapore will comply with the
Singapore Government’s Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) programme.
Tickets sales are open on united.com and at major travel
agencies in Singapore.
Flights will use a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner configured with
48 business class seats, 21 premium plus, 39 economy plus and 149 economy
This announcement coincides with the strengthening of
United’s relationship with Star partner, Singapore Airlines, which will provide
codeshare connections to and from United’s services in the future.
United’s senior vice president of International Network and
Alliances Patrick Quayle said: “We’re excited to resume Singapore-San Francisco
service to offer our customers in Singapore convenient flight options to the
U.S. and beyond, as well as for our increased cooperation with Singapore
Airlines. Our Westcoast hub in San Francisco can provide our customers with an
easy and convenient one-stop connection to more than 70 cities in the U.S. and
United San Francisco-Singapore nonstop flights will be
operated in compliance with the Singapore Government’s Vaccinated Travel Lane
(VTL) programme whereby only vaccinated customers will be allowed to board
United flights to Singapore.
Travellers under VTL rules are not required to undergo
extended quarantine upon arrival at Singapore. However, the VTL programme has
many requirements for the traveller to complete in advance of travel to
VTL requirements are available at united.com/important notices and information provided by the Singapore Government at https://safetravel.ica.gov.sg/vtl/requirements-and- process.