As airlines around the world are reducing or suspending all flights to/from China, Singapore Airlines announced it will be suspending some of its services amid the Coronavirus outbreak operated by Singapore Airlines, low cost carrier Scoot, and its regional subsidiary SilkAir.
Among the rcities with flights operated by Singapore Airlines that will see reductions include Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou, which will be suspended between February 4 and March 29. SilkAir will also suspend some of its own flights to Shenzhen, Xiamen, Chengdu and Chongqing.
According to a report on Channel News Asia, the airline will operate seven flights weekly to Beijing and Shanghai, twice a week to Guangzhou and once a week to Chongqing.
While Singapore Airlines will reduce its flights to China, low cost subsidiary Scoot earlier suspended all flights to 11 and reduced frequencies to 8 cities in China.
While cutting flights, the airline is cites that it will maintain some flights to cater to Singaporeans living and working in China. In a statement, the airline stated: “There are still many Singaporeans working and living in China now, many of whom will still require connectivity between Singapore and China.”