Kolkata: Singapore completes 50 years as a nation on 9th August 2015. To commemorate its 50th year of diplomatic relations with India, Singapore Airlines has announced special fares to Singapore along with complimentary experiences for Indian travelers extended by Singapore Tourism Board.
Customers can avail of all-inclusive, return fares to Singapore starting from INR 22,000 per person. This fare is available on sale from 05 May – 05 June 2015 for travel between 01 June and 10 August 2015. As part of Singapore’s 50th anniversary celebrations; passengers booked on this special fare with travel dates between 01 and 30 June 2015 will enjoy one of three unique experiences on a complimentary basis. Along with admission to 8 tourist attractions, the experiences include – one day pass to Universal Studios Singapore, Singapore Flyer Moet & Chandon Champagne Flight or executive lunch set at Punjab Grill restaurant, Marina Bay Sands. Entry passes and vouchers for the chosen experience (worth INR 4,500 approximately) to can be collected at the airport check-in desks, at all Singapore Airlines and SilkAir online Indian cities.
Furthermore, travellers can connect onwards on Singapore Airlines to other Southeast Asian destinations (Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam) at return fares starting from INR 28,000 for a minimum of two passengers traveling together.
From 9 August 2015, customers travelling on select flights from Singapore to Sydney will be the first to experience the Premium Economy Class which will subsequently be made available to other destinations served by the Airline’s Airbus A380s and Boeing 777-300ERs, in addition to the future fleet of Airbus A350s. Premium Economy Class will be progressively introduced to other sectors, including Beijing, Delhi, Hong Kong, Frankfurt, London, Mumbai, New York, Shanghai, Tokyo and Zurich in the latter part of 2015 and early 2016.
Article: Siddhartha Sarkar