Qantas resumes PerthSingapore service

first_imgIn an effort to improve services for West Australian travellers, Qantas will resume regular flights between Perth and Singapore from 26 June 2015.The airline has announced it will operate five return Perth-Singapore flights per week on Boeing 737 aircraft, providing almost 1,700 seats on the route each week.Qantas’ regular service between Perth and Singapore ended in May 2014 and since then the airline has only operated the service during peak holiday periods.Qantas International chief executive officer Gareth Evans said the airline is pleased to be able to meet the needs of their customers by resuming the service.“We know how important it is for West Australian business travellers to have seamless access to Asia so we’re delighted to be able to offer the Perth-Singapore route with a schedule and aircraft type that will make it commercially viable,” Mr Evans said.“The new international service has been made possible through the Qantas Group’s aircraft utilisation program – which is about having the right aircraft on the right route – and matching schedules with customer demand.”Passengers on the route will be provided with in-flight entertainment and new economy-class meals.The service arrives in Singapore at 17:20, allowing passengers to easily connect with Qantas’ airline partners in key Asian destinations.Domestic upgrades for West Australian travellers include two additional weekly return flights between Perth and Brisbane, bringing the total flights between the two cities to 30 each week.Qantas will also introduce F100 aircraft on some services out of Perth later this year to better match capacity and meet market demand.Source = ETB Travel News: Brittney Levinsonlast_img read more