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Singapore Airlines retrofitted Boeing 777-200 aircraft.

New Singapore to Wellington service

The launch of a new international air service out of Wellington is a significant development for Wellington Airport.

20 January 2016


Singapore Airlines announced the new service on 20 January. It will operate between Wellington and Singapore, via Canberra, four times a week.

“This new service opens up two new international connections and creates the first ever, non-stop connection between New Zealand and Canberra and the first direct service (operated with a single flight-number) between Wellington and Singapore,” says Transport Minister Simon Bridges.

“The new service will have significant benefits for the Wellington economy and the tourism sector with it expected to generate $95 million in visitor expenditure and add around $44 million to the national economy.”

The new flights will be operated using 266-seat retrofitted Boeing 777-200 aircraft, fitted with 38 Business Class seats and 228 Economy Class seats. 

Flights will begin operating in September.