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Singapore Airlines is operating 'For Eligible Passengers Only' (FEPO) flights from Singapore to these Australian cities:

- Adelaide (South Australia)
- Brisbane* (Queensland)
- Melbourne (Victoria)
- Perth (Western Australia - from 4 Feb 2022)
- Sydney (New South Wales) 

Fully vaccinated Australian citizens or permanent residents and their immediate family members, as well as Singapore citizens and eligible visa holders will be able to enter Adelaide, Melbourne, Perth (from 5 February 2022), and Sydney quarantine free.

Those eligible for quarantine free arrival into Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney will need to adhere to the relevant testing and isolation requirements for each state:

SIA remains guided by the local authorities on the testing and isolation requirements that will be required for travellers entering Perth from 5 February 2022. We seek customers' patience as we await clarity on this.

Singapore Airlines will also fly two Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) facilitated flights from Singapore to Darwin (Northern Territory) in January 2022 for Australian citizens, permanent residents, and their immediate family members.

Eligible fully vaccinated passengers can return to Singapore via Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) flights.

*Customers looking to travel to Brisbane from Singapore are advised to ensure they meet prevailing eligibility requirements before making a booking.
Last updated 20 January 2022, 11:05hrs (GMT +8)

For Eligible Passengers Only (FEPO) flights

To book this flight, all passengers must be fully vaccinated. The fully vaccinated criteria for FEPO flights follows that set by the Australian authorities. Travellers must complete the full course of a TGA approved or recognised vaccine at least seven days prior to departure to Australia. Travellers with mixed vaccines are also accepted on these flights.

Unvaccinated passengers who meet the Australian Government’s exemption criteria, including unvaccinated children under 12, Australian children aged 12 to 17 who are not fully vaccinated, as well as those with medical exemptions, are also eligible to take the flights. However, they will be subjected to varying health control measures upon arrival, depending on the state or territory. If you cannot have a Covid-19 vaccination for medical reasons, learn more here. Valid reasons for not being vaccinated can be found here

To board FEPO flights, passengers must:

• Present a valid vaccination certificate in English, i.e. either the Australian Government issued International Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate (ICVC) or a paper or digital vaccination certification1 issued by a national or state/provincial level authority or accredited vaccination provider. 
• Present a negative result for a PCR test taken within 3 days prior to flight departure.
• Complete the Australia Travel Declaration at least 72 hours before flight departure. 
• All travellers flying to Melbourne will also need to complete an International passenger arrival permit and download the Service Victoria app.
• Singapore citizens do not need a travel exemption but must hold a valid Australian visa or an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA)2.
• Non-residents of Australia who are not Singapore citizens must hold a either an eligible visa, or other accepted forms of  visa together with a  travel restriction exemption3

For passengers with existing bookings and those who do not meet the FEPO requirements, please contact your local Singapore Airlines office so we can assist you with booking an alternative flight. 

Travel advisories may change, travellers should always check the latest entry requirements from Australia and the Australian States/Territories they seek to enter prior to departure.

Australian Capital Territory 
Northern Territory 
New South Wales   
South Australia 
Western Australia 

Australian citizens, Australian Permanent Residents, their immediate family members, and non-Australians with valid visas and travel exemptions can learn more here, while Singapore citizens can learn more here.

1Travellers carrying a Cambodian vaccination card must have their names stated  (in English) and their passport number reflected on the card. Please see our FAQs for more information. 

2Application for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) can only be completed via a mobile device using the Australian ETA app, which is available on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

3Non-residents of Australia who hold eligible subclass visas, including economic and student visa holders, will be able to enter without a travel restriction exemption.

Designated FEPO flight schedule

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Customers with existing bookings

If you have an existing booking to Sydney or Melbourne departing Singapore on or after 1 November 2021 and meet all FEPO requirements, no action needs to be taken by you. 

If you have an existing booking and are ineligible for a FEPO flight, please contact Singapore Airlines so we may assist you. Any ineligible customers who arrive at the airport for FEPO flights may be denied boarding if caps are unavailable.

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Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) Facilitated Flights 

To board the Facilitated Flights from Singapore to Darwin (Northern Territory) in January 2022, all passengers must meet the following requirements:

  • Only Australian citizens, permanent residents, or immediate family members of an Australian citizen who holds a valid visa and exemption to enter Australia are eligible. 
  • No unaccompanied minors are allowed on this flight. 
  • A negative Covid-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test result, taken 3 days prior to flight departure from Singapore, must be presented at check-in. For passengers transiting through Singapore, a PCR or ART test needs to be taken within two days before departure for Singapore.
  • Undergo a 14-day quarantine at the Howard Springs Quarantine Facility in Darwin at the passengers’ own cost. 
  • One piece of 30kg checked baggage allowance and 7kg of carry-on allowance per passenger, regardless of cabin class, will be strictly enforced at check-in. Purchase of excess baggage is not allowed on this flight. 

Additionally, all passengers must consent to Singapore Airlines sharing their personal contact information with DFAT to facilitate further information sharing, prior to arrival into Darwin. DFAT will contact all passengers to assess their eligibility to undertake 14-days quarantine at Howard Springs. DFAT has the right to reject any bookings deemed not suitable. Passengers must ensure they meet the entry requirements of the state or territory which they are travelling to.

Please note that you do not need to be vaccinated against Covid-19 to board this flight. 

You can connect to a DFAT Facilitated Flight from another flight operated by Singapore Airlines or a partner airline within our network. However, all flights must be booked on a single itinerary. 


DFAT Facilitated Flights Schedule

Singapore Darwin

SQ249 is operating as the designated DFAT Facilitated Flights from Singapore to Darwin.

Singapore – Darwin
15 January 2022
SQ249Saturday10:00am – 4:30pmAirbus A350-900
24 January 2022
SQ249Monday10:00am – 4:30pmAirbus A350-900

*All times are local

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