Singapore Airlines Limited is planning so-called flights – trips that start and end at the same airport – in an effort to grow its grounded passenger business, Straits Times Friday reported, citing unidentified people.
Reportedly, flights from Changi Airport are slated to be transported by the end of October and bundles can be paired with city hotels, shopping vouchers and limousine ferry rides.
Stricter travel regulations to control the spread of the Kovid-19 epidemic have battered the aviation industry worldwide, with carriers such as Singapore Airlines being particularly difficult because they do not operate domestic flights. The International Air Transport Association does not expect passenger traffic to recover to pre-epidemic levels by 2024.
Singapore Airlines is not the first to offer trips, whose destination is the airport from which it departs. Last month, Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc. sold tickets for a charter flight, while two Taiwanese carriers launched similar campaigns – Starlux Airlines launched a “pretense to go abroad” and EVA Airways Corp. Filled all 309 seats on a particular Fr. Flight of the day.
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According to a Straits Times report, 75% of Singapore Air Charter’s 308 participants are willing to buy tickets on these types of flights, following a survey conducted by Singapore Air Charter.
Singapore’s flag carrier said on Thursday that it is In June, about $ 11 billion ($ 8 billion) of its debt and rights issue, and support from the government job-assistance program, ended up 20% of its workforce.