So SQ could not make a double daily service into JFK work? CX, and other Asian airlines seem to be successful at doing this.
is unique in that it had JFK
and would also have JFK
. Other carriers, including Asian carriers, have additional service, or service from other airports (such as BA
with service from EWR
-HGK service, as well as direct JFK
service. I believe that the JFK
service is very profitable on the individual JFK
segments, as well as the route on the whole.
, the only conceivable and logical way to get to SIN
from NYC was doing the JFK
), compared to HKG
where one could go to another Asian city first, fly to a different US city and then over to HKG
, not to mention flying on another carrier (CO, for example). Simply put (as mentioned by ConcordeBoy), doing double JFK
service would kill off the FRA
routing, so they chose EWR
where the AMS
service would not be as affected.