SQ and Virgin Australia Codeshare Expansion

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    SIA And Virgin Australia Announce Codeshare Expansion

    20 November 2012 - (Joint release with Virgin Australia) - SINGAPORE AND SYDNEY: Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia today announced the expansion of their codeshare agreement to cover further destinations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the United Kingdom.

    Codesharing has been extended with immediate effect to all of Virgin Australia’s domestic destinations, offering SIA customers access to 32 Australian cities. SIA also intends to further expand codesharing in the coming months to include trans-Tasman flights between Australia and the New Zealand cities of Dunedin, Queenstown and Wellington, subject to regulatory approval.

    In the first quarter of 2013, Virgin Australia will in turn extend its current codeshare with SIA to cover connections from the East Coast of Australia to Europe, the United Kingdom and additional cities in Asia, via SIA’s hub in Singapore. Virgin Australia currently codeshares on SIA flights to Europe and the United Kingdom from Adelaide, Perth and Darwin. In total, Virgin Australia customers will now have access to 64 destinations in Asia and 12 destinations[1] in Europe on the SIA and SilkAir networks from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin.


    SIA and subsidiary SilkAir together serve 97 destinations in 36 countries across six continents. Virgin Australia serves 49 destinations in 14 countries.

    [1]Subject to regulatory approval – interline and codeshare destinations included in total destinations

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