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Singapore Airlines To Launch Daily Services To Cape Town

21 December 2017 - Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be increasing flight frequency to Cape Town, South Africa, to meet growing travel demand.


Cape Town will be served with a daily flight via Johannesburg, up from the current four flights per week, with effect from 26 March 2018. The additional flights will complement SIA’s current daily service to Johannesburg and operate as SQ478 (Singapore—Johannesburg--Cape Town) and SQ479 (Cape Town--Johannesburg--Singapore).


SIA will operate flights to Cape Town and Johannesburg using its Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The aircraft seats 253 customers in three classes, with 42 in Business Class, 24 in Premium Economy Class and 187 in Economy Class.


The new flights are subject to regulatory approvals. Tickets will be made available for sale progressively through the various distribution channels.


Flight Schedules*


Flight Number and RoutingDays of OperationTime of DepartureTime of Arrival
SQ478 Singapore-JohannesburgTuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday01:2506:10
SQ478 Johannesburg-Cape TownTuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday07:1009:25
SQ479 Cape Town-JohannesburgTuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday10:4012:40
SQ479 Johannesburg-SingaporeTuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Sunday13:4506:10+1
SQ478 Singapore-JohannesburgMonday, Thursday, Saturday02:0006:35
SQ478 Johannesburg-Cape TownMonday, Thursday, Saturday07:3509:45
SQ479 Cape Town-JohannesburgMonday, Thursday, Saturday11:0012:55
SQ479 Johannesburg-Singapore Monday, Thursday, Saturday13:5506:10+1

*All times stated are local based on a launch date of 26 March 2018


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