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Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:40 am

Starting 25OCT20, Singapore Airlines will operate the SIN-BRU route 4x weekly, using A350-900s.

https://www.aviation24.be/airlines/sing ... ober-2020/
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:41 am

finally, expected this for a long time already. very good for BRU, keep going!
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:03 pm

Will they cut DUS like CX?
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:51 pm

That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 12:56 pm

Will they cooperate with SN? A morning arrival should offer convenient connections from Brussels onward.
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:03 pm

airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-


Well, the schedule is more or less exactly the same as a majority of their European flights
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:28 pm

The only big European city missing in their network is MAD. Does anyone know why they don’t try MAD? Or at least a try with Scoot, which even flies to ATH and TXL
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:37 pm

airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-

I can’t see it! The days the flight operate, it operates straight back to Singapore; for a US tag, return flights would have to be two days after their departure from home base, to fit in two red eyes (SIN-BRU, USA-BRU). That said A350 is a big plane for a smallish destination. Nonetheless, no room in that schedule for a tag, alas.
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:50 pm

The only cities left in Western Europe SQ doesn't fly to is MAD and VIE. Hopefully they will be inaugurated soon.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:56 pm

x1234 wrote:
The only cities left in Western Europe SQ doesn't fly to is MAD and VIE. Hopefully they will be inaugurated soon.


What do you mean? There are lots of cities in Western Europe that SQ do not serve...
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:07 pm

digitalcloud wrote:
x1234 wrote:
The only cities left in Western Europe SQ doesn't fly to is MAD and VIE. Hopefully they will be inaugurated soon.


What do you mean? There are lots of cities in Western Europe that SQ do not serve...


He refers to the biggest cities without SQ service
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:29 pm

This is great news! BRU is a Star Alliance hub so it makes a lot of sense for them to fly here. It will be nice to see another A350 flying here.
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:44 pm

Someone83 wrote:
airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-


Well, the schedule is more or less exactly the same as a majority of their European flights


And how many of those are *A hubs with virtually no TATL service from the home carrier, and little from everyone else?
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 2:59 pm

Over the past year, the p2p demand between SIN-BRU was 33,000 passengers round trip and it will target also transfer pax bound to:

KUL 23,000
DPS 49,000
CGK 18,000
BKK 161,000
HKG 60,000
MNL 37,000
SYD 16,000
MEL 12,000

I feel that a 3-4 weekly A359 SIN-GVA service has a lot of potential too as P2P demand is +25% higher than BRU-SIN to begin with i.e. 41,000 pax over the past year + yields were +28% higher too on the p2p segment.
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:18 pm

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The only cities left in Western Europe SQ doesn't fly to is MAD and VIE. Hopefully they will be inaugurated soon.


MAD should follow Brussels....as SQ used to fly to MAD in the past...MAD is also the most premium destination in Spain...and also a big tourist destination..even with the ME3 operating in MAD with several daily flights...as an example BCN supports a few weekly non-stop SQ flights with also ME3..I understand that BCN is more of a tourist destination than MAD but MAD is way more premium and higher yield than BCN.
I won't be surprised in SQ re-launches MAD sometimes this year.
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 3:27 pm

behramjee wrote:
Over the past year, the p2p demand between SIN-BRU was 33,000 passengers round trip and it will target also transfer pax bound to:


I feel that a 3-4 weekly A359 SIN-GVA service has a lot of potential too as P2P demand is +25% higher than BRU-SIN to begin with i.e. 41,000 pax over the past year + yields were +28% higher too on the p2p segment.


I believe that GVA is the largest unserved European market from SIN. Fully agree that it has much higher yields than BRU and all the other options mentioned. The main weakness of GVA is the lack of feeder flights but a SQ SIN-GVA flight 4x a week would be highly successful.
I would bet on MAD or GVA as next SQ European destination.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:04 pm

SQ seems to be directly taking the fight against its competitors in a more aggressive way than before. I suppose it realise the impending Project Sunrise threat from QF is going to undercut its profits soon. so gotta defend its turf to Europe.

If that is the case, then Dublin and Madrid may be the next targets (both are CX destinations), with Vienna some way off.
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:11 pm

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SQ seems to be directly taking the fight against its competitors in a more aggressive way than before. I suppose it realise the impending Project Sunrise threat from QF is going to undercut its profits soon. so gotta defend its turf to Europe.

If that is the case, then Dublin and Madrid may be the next targets (both are CX destinations), with Vienna some way off.

I imagine it is unrelated to Project Sunrise- now is the best time to be aggressive. SQ has a lot of new capacity coming in and CX/HKG has been weakened by the protests.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:16 pm

huaiwei wrote:
SQ seems to be directly taking the fight against its competitors in a more aggressive way than before. I suppose it realise the impending Project Sunrise threat from QF is going to undercut its profits soon. so gotta defend its turf to Europe.

I would have thought an A380 every night between Sydney and London that stops in Singapore and has traffic rights on all segments is a bigger threat; and I think you might wait a bit longer for a nonstop flight from Sydney to London, which is into the wind and will need to stay up for 22h at the very least.
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 4:30 pm

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x1234 wrote:
The only cities left in Western Europe SQ doesn't fly to is MAD and VIE. Hopefully they will be inaugurated soon.


MAD should follow Brussels....as SQ used to fly to MAD in the past...MAD is also the most premium destination in Spain...and also a big tourist destination..even with the ME3 operating in MAD with several daily flights...as an example BCN supports a few weekly non-stop SQ flights with also ME3..I understand that BCN is more of a tourist destination than MAD but MAD is way more premium and higher yield than BCN.
I won't be surprised in SQ re-launches MAD sometimes this year.


I hope it becomes true. But SQ really struggles with BCN. I don't know how many years it has been since they launched Barcelona. The majority of their flight are via Milan MXP. They are adding one frequency next year though - but they haven't managed to go non-stop on all flights.

In MAD they would struggle even more. MADs customer base is poor for Star Alliance - it's dominated by oneworld and SlyTeam. And they are late to the party: ex each EK, QR, TY, etihad is also flying now takes plenty of traffic.

MAD is premium for South America - not necessarily true for Asia though - and even more in South East Asia where there's no non-stop flight to MAD . IB is struggling with PVG and NRT. Air Europa doesn't fly to any destination in Asia. That suggest that the market MAD-Asia is not that premium (not surprising) - there's no VFR traffic nor historical ties.

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Back to SQ and Brussels.

I'm pretty sure they're launching this route as an alternative to AMS. There are no growth options in AMS.

They'll also get some diplomatic traffic - and together with AMS, DUS and FRA they've got it very well covered. The catchment area is massive.
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:34 pm

airbazar wrote:
Someone83 wrote:
airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-


Well, the schedule is more or less exactly the same as a majority of their European flights


And how many of those are *A hubs with virtually no TATL service from the home carrier, and little from everyone else?

EWR, JFK, IAD, ORD, ATL, YYZ and YUL. That's decent for an airport the size of BRU. If there was market for more, then there would be more routes too. Don't forget that BRU is squeezed in between four mega hubs, AMS to the North, CDG to the South, FRA to the East and LHR to the West, all very close and offer a lot more routes and frequencies.
As mentioned by others the schedule is pretty much the same as any other European route SQ serve, why? Because they want connections to/from SIN to the rest of Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Not from SIN via Europe to the US. SQ already operate to the US (LAX, SFO, SEA and EWR non-stop, JFK via FRA and IAH via MAN). If anything would be added it would be a non-stop to ORD. There's no need for more
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:59 pm

Luisvalero wrote:
digitalcloud wrote:
x1234 wrote:
The only cities left in Western Europe SQ doesn't fly to is MAD and VIE. Hopefully they will be inaugurated soon.


What do you mean? There are lots of cities in Western Europe that SQ do not serve...


He refers to the biggest cities without SQ service


The cities among the biggest in Western Europe without SQ service include HAM as well, which has more or less the same population as Vienna - around 1.9 Million. (Only if you consider Berlin being served by SQ with the Scoot flight).
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:00 pm

airbazar wrote:
Someone83 wrote:
airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-


Well, the schedule is more or less exactly the same as a majority of their European flights


And how many of those are *A hubs with virtually no TATL service from the home carrier, and little from everyone else?


How about European and African connections on top of the above mentioned TATL destinations? Also, as mentioned in the press release, SQ and SN will be codesharing, which will help.

Overall, the question is, can SQ and CX co-exist, and, why start the flight now? Is CX doing well or does SQ want to push CX out?
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:30 pm

Luisvalero wrote:
digitalcloud wrote:
x1234 wrote:
The only cities left in Western Europe SQ doesn't fly to is MAD and VIE. Hopefully they will be inaugurated soon.


What do you mean? There are lots of cities in Western Europe that SQ do not serve...


He refers to the biggest cities without SQ service


Yes, the biggest cities. There are many capital cities in western Europe that SQ doesn't serve.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:49 pm

vinniewinnie wrote:
airbazar wrote:
Someone83 wrote:

Well, the schedule is more or less exactly the same as a majority of their European flights


And how many of those are *A hubs with virtually no TATL service from the home carrier, and little from everyone else?


How about European and African connections on top of the above mentioned TATL destinations? Also, as mentioned in the press release, SQ and SN will be codesharing, which will help.

Overall, the question is, can SQ and CX co-exist, and, why start the flight now? Is CX doing well or does SQ want to push CX out?


I don't think that they are going after CX but rather after the ME4. With the A350, SQ now has a good tool to be competitive on long and thin routes such as SIN-BRU. It's a turn of tide to which EK is trying to adjust, while EY is downsizing sharply. Also the current level of demand between BRU and SIN has contributed to SQ's decision.

On a side note, the A350 is really wonderful when it comes to minimizing the noise pollution. BRU airport being so close to the city, aircraft like the A350 will really help BRU to keep growing without further infuriating the local residents. The outstanding climb rate of the A350 is also very useful in BRU as the plane will not fly as deep in the city as for the 787 for example. Indeed, when taking off from the 25R, the flights heading south have to make a left turn once a certain altitude is achieved (1700ft I believe). The CX and TG A350s bound for HKG and BKK consistently turn left earlier than the NH and ET 787s bound for NRT and ADD respectively. As a result, the A350 noise footprint over Brussels is smaller than the 787 one.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:27 pm

airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-


Then it will be SIN - BRU - BOS no doubt.

Brussels is the last big remaining Euro destination for BOS. And Brussels Airlines is a bit of a mess. SQ does not fly to BOS... so it is crystal clear.

Well whenever somebody starts a thread with "Singapore Airlines launches Boston in October 2020", I reckon it will have x20 times the number of replies of this one.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:31 pm

GVA would make sense but LX is funnelling all that traffic through ZRH so why bother?
Same for Madrid no doubt a lot of pax transit via FRA/MUC or ZRH there too though can see this one to be more likely to appear before GVA.
Good stuff for SQ and BRU.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:38 pm

SASViking wrote:
airbazar wrote:
Someone83 wrote:

Well, the schedule is more or less exactly the same as a majority of their European flights


And how many of those are *A hubs with virtually no TATL service from the home carrier, and little from everyone else?

EWR, JFK, IAD, ORD, ATL, YYZ and YUL. That's decent for an airport the size of BRU. If there was market for more, then there would be more routes too. Don't forget that BRU is squeezed in between four mega hubs, AMS to the North, CDG to the South, FRA to the East and LHR to the West, all very close and offer a lot more routes and frequencies.

Noticed a pattern? Those are all spokes from an A++ hub and they're happy keeping it that way. SQ is not in A++.
On top of that AMS and CDG are ST hubs (and AMS is full), and they too are happy funneling their passengers thru their hubs. An SQ route via BRU to any of those cities would disrupt the status quo pretty good.
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Then it will be SIN - BRU - BOS no doubt.
Brussels is the last big remaining Euro destination for BOS. And Brussels Airlines is a bit of a mess. SQ does not fly to BOS... so it is crystal clear.

If they really wanted to serve BOS they missed out on a perfect opportunity to serve it via ICN before KE started the route.
GVA is supposed to also be a better market for BOS than BRU.

I'm thinking one of the big ones like ORD or JFK. Maybe even MIA.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:51 pm

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If they really wanted to serve BOS they missed out on a perfect opportunity to serve it via ICN before KE started the route.
GVA is supposed to also be a better market for BOS than BRU.

I'm thinking one of the big ones like ORD or JFK. Maybe even MIA.


Ah OK. I thought you knew something, not just "wishful thinking".

BRU-NYC makes no sense. That route is always like a flash sale with Brussels, Delta, United and the combined train tickets to CDG/AMS on AFKL. For a reason American left.

TUI left BRU-MIA which was always like 149/199 EUR one way in their website. They are resuming in summer though. No need for Norwegian with those fares. Brussels is not such a global, wealthy city with the kind of high-fliers that have links to MIA. That is why a "charter" carrier flies it, in the same way they serve Cancun or Republica Dominicana. On the other hand, SQ on GVA-MIA would be a fantastic route. Very global, wealthy city (Geneva) connected to Miami/South Florida.

Chicago is a hub-to-hub route. I suspect most of the people flying ORD-BRU are connections on either side (or double connections), so I can't see the value of adding more non-stop capacity. It is not FRA-JFK which no matter the LH hub still has a premium/finance component.

The only route I could see is BRU-BOS.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:33 pm

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The only route I could see is BRU-BOS.

BRU-BOS may make sense on a DL 752 for example but an SQ A359 with 40 J seats is just too much capacity. If they were going to run a tag from BRU it would have to be to a big market.
 
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Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:23 pm

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MAD is premium for South America - not necessarily true for Asia though - and even more in South East Asia where there's no non-stop flight to MAD . IB is struggling with PVG and NRT. Air Europa doesn't fly to any destination in Asia. That suggest that the market MAD-Asia is not that premium (not surprising) - there's no VFR traffic nor historical ties.

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Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:39 pm

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tobsw wrote:

MAD is premium for South America - not necessarily true for Asia though - and even more in South East Asia where there's no non-stop flight to MAD . IB is struggling with PVG and NRT. Air Europa doesn't fly to any destination in Asia. That suggest that the market MAD-Asia is not that premium (not surprising) - there's no VFR traffic nor historical ties.

The Philippines was a Spanish colony for 400 years.


While true, the modern ties are quite limited. The Philippines isn't like Latin America that has strong cultural, linguistic and economic ties. Spanish is extremely rare in the Philippines today and outside of certain ties like religion and names (Spanish names are quite common in the Philippines), there just aren't many ties anymore. The US on the other hand has much stronger ties despite the much more limited period of colonization.
 
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Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:08 am

SCQ83 wrote:
airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-


Then it will be SIN - BRU - BOS no doubt.

Brussels is the last big remaining Euro destination for BOS. And Brussels Airlines is a bit of a mess. SQ does not fly to BOS... so it is crystal clear.


Crystal clear? I hope you're trying to be facetious.

BOS-BRU might work seasonally, less than daily, on narrowbody O&D. I don't see any meaningful demand beyond BRU on SN that isn't well satisfied by LHR/AMS/CDG/FRA.
 
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Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:59 am

It will be interesting to see if they plan to add a central European destination like VIE or PRG in the future. The A359 is a great aircraft to open these types of destinations.
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:35 am

airbazar wrote:
SASViking wrote:
airbazar wrote:

And how many of those are *A hubs with virtually no TATL service from the home carrier, and little from everyone else?

EWR, JFK, IAD, ORD, ATL, YYZ and YUL. That's decent for an airport the size of BRU. If there was market for more, then there would be more routes too. Don't forget that BRU is squeezed in between four mega hubs, AMS to the North, CDG to the South, FRA to the East and LHR to the West, all very close and offer a lot more routes and frequencies.

Noticed a pattern? Those are all spokes from an A++ hub and they're happy keeping it that way. SQ is not in A++.
On top of that AMS and CDG are ST hubs (and AMS is full), and they too are happy funneling their passengers thru their hubs. An SQ route via BRU to any of those cities would disrupt the status quo pretty good.
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Then it will be SIN - BRU - BOS no doubt.
Brussels is the last big remaining Euro destination for BOS. And Brussels Airlines is a bit of a mess. SQ does not fly to BOS... so it is crystal clear.

If they really wanted to serve BOS they missed out on a perfect opportunity to serve it via ICN before KE started the route.
GVA is supposed to also be a better market for BOS than BRU.

I'm thinking one of the big ones like ORD or JFK. Maybe even MIA.

Or IAD as well...
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:49 am

xorrygva wrote:
I believe that GVA is the largest unserved European market from SIN.

I think DUB would work better - it has high-yield like GVA (e.g. aircraft leasing, technology companies, finance, etc), but also has volumes to and from Australasia that GVA doesn't (where SQ beats even EK, serving places like DRW, CNS, CBR, WLG etc, and the main centres at higher frequencies).

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Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:38 am

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How about European and African connections on top of the above mentioned TATL destinations? Also, as mentioned in the press release, SQ and SN will be codesharing, which will help.


Difficult to see many Singapur-Africa connections through BRU when there are Star hubs at ADD and IST plus ME3 covering the whole of Africa.
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Tue Dec 17, 2019 12:51 pm

I still think SQ can make MAD work by itself ( non-stop 3 times a week) or as a tag to the Barcelona flight.
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:13 pm

SCQ83 wrote:
Brussels is the last big remaining Euro destination for BOS.


The largest unserved European market out of BOS is actually ATH.
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:01 pm

SCQ83 wrote:
airbazar wrote:
That schedule is primed to accommodate a tag to a N.American city. Just saying :)
SQ304 SIN - BRU 23:55 - 06:50+1 A359 --345-7
SQ303 BRU - SIN 11:20 - 06:55+1 A359 1--456-


Then it will be SIN - BRU - BOS no doubt.

Brussels is the last big remaining Euro destination for BOS. And Brussels Airlines is a bit of a mess. SQ does not fly to BOS... so it is crystal clear.

Well whenever somebody starts a thread with "Singapore Airlines launches Boston in October 2020", I reckon it will have x20 times the number of replies of this one.


By no means is it crystal clear or nearly clear at all. Also you don’t think they would have announced the BOS sector of the flight if they already announced BRU? Yeah, it’s not making so much sense anymore. SQ is not coming to BOS in the near future.
 
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:16 pm

huaiwei wrote:
SQ seems to be directly taking the fight against its competitors in a more aggressive way than before. I suppose it realise the impending Project Sunrise threat from QF is going to undercut its profits soon. so gotta defend its turf to Europe.

If that is the case, then Dublin and Madrid may be the next targets (both are CX destinations), with Vienna some way off.


Like others said I feel like this is more of a jab at CX rather than Sunrise. The latter is 3 years away, and it only caters to AU-EU demand. It's gonna be 30% more expensive than one-stops according to Joyce, so those looking for cheaper options while also wanting good service will still probably prefer SQ or someone else.
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Re: Singapore Airlines re-launches Brussels in October 2020

Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:32 am

Gva generates double the P2P revenue of dublin or Brussels, with 10% more pax than dublin and 20% more than Brussels. It is the 6th busiest route in Europe in terms of revenue among served and unserved routes, and 16th in terms of pax. But no star alliance hub and yes not the volume to Australia that dublin could generate. Hopefully just a matter of time.

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