SIA to fly to Dusseldorf thrice weekly from 2016

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will fly to the German city Dusseldorf three times a week from July next year.

The airline announced that the flights, to be launched on July 21 next year, will operate on its new Airbus 350-900 jets.

Subject to regulatory approval, SQ338 will depart Singapore on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11.30pm (local time). The return sector, operated as SQ337, will depart Dusseldorf on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 11.30am (local time).

SIA intends to increase frequency to Dusseldorf at a later date. This will be the third German city served by SIA, after Frankfurt and Munich.

Said Ms Lee Wen Fen, SIA's senior vice-president for marketing planning: "Flights to Dusseldorf will complement our existing services to Europe... with this addition, SIA will serve the three largest airports in Germany."

The new Airbus 350-900s will be fitted with SIA's latest-generation cabin products, including all-new Business, Premium Economy and Economy class seats.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 11, 2015, with the headline 'SIA to fly to Dusseldorf thrice weekly from 2016'. Print Edition | Subscribe