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Singapore Airlines doubles A380 London flights from October

Singapore Airlines will double down on superjumbo services to and from London this winter, restoring pre-COVID capacity on its 'cash cow' route.

Great news for Airbus A380 fans, or those eager to try the latest Singapore Airlines Suites and Business Class cabin products, with the carrier confirming its latest plans for the superjumbo during the upcoming winter season.

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From 30th October, which marks the start of the IATA northern winter timetable, SIA will double down on A380 flights to London, reinstating its highest capacity aircraft on the SQ308/319 flights, alongside the existing SQ322/317 service.

“Singapore Airlines can confirm that SQ322 and SQ317 are currently operated using an Airbus A380. From 30 October 2022, SQ308 and SQ319 will also be operated using the Airbus A380.

SIA spokesperson

This will restore pre-COVID capacity to the airline’s London route, including two other daily flights using a four-class Boeing 777-300ER and a three-class Airbus A350 Long Haul aircraft.

It will also mean 12 of the latest Suites flying to and from London each day, on top of a whopping 156 of the latest 2017 Business Class seats, though picking up Saver award redemptions remains challenging given the route’s popularity.

SIA will have two A380 flights each day on its flagship London route. (Photo: Heathrow Airport Limited)

The schedule

Singapore Airlines currently flies the following schedule between Changi Airport and London Heathrow on a daily basis, which will continue until 29th October 2022:

  • SQ306/305 (777-300ER)
  • SQ308/319 (777-300ER)
  • SQ318/321 (777-300ER*)
  • SQ322/317 (A380)

* A350 Long Haul from 1st October 2022

Here’s how the full schedule including flight timings looks for the upcoming northern winter season from 30th October 2022, with Airbus A380s operating on hig