KrisFlyer Singapore Airlines Travel Bubbles

Singapore Airlines extends First Class on the Hong Kong ATB until 30 September

Drowning in KrisFlyer miles? You can now 'bubble in style' to or from Hong Kong on designated ATB flights in First Class, right through to the end of September.

Later this month Singapore and Hong Kong are planning to launch the first all-purpose travel bubble in Asia, allowing those who’ve spent at least 14 days in either city and test negative for COVID-19 to travel freely between the two cities on designated ‘bubble flights’.

It’s more or less a reboot of the original travel bubble proposal that was set to get started in November 2020, but then suffered a lengthy postponement due to a ‘fourth wave’ of COVID-19 cases in Hong Kong, which took until March 2021 to be quashed.


One of the differences this time round is that Boeing 777-300ERs will be taking charge of the ‘bubble flights’ schedule for Singapore Airlines from 2nd June 2021, just a week after its initial launch, meaning First Class will be on offer for the first time since it was pulled from the airline’s passenger flights network-wide one year earlier, in June 2020.

SIA’s Boeing 777-300ERs will be used on ATB flights from June 2021. (Photo: Alex Beltyukov)

Initially First Class availability was only loaded on the Singapore – Hong Kong ATB flights for the month of June 2021, with the aircraft type in published flight schedules reverting to a three-class Airbus A350 from 1st July 2021.

First Class is now available through 30th September

In SIA’s latest schedule update for the Hong Kong ATB flights, Boeing 777-300ERs will operate right through to 30th September 2021, after which the ATB arrangement is subject to further government review.

Singapore    Hong Kong

2nd June – 9th June 2021
First Class available on highlighted flights