Aviation roundup: Aeroflot, Qantas and Vietjet

Here's our weekly roundup of new air routes.

Aeroflot connects Russia to Singapore

Russia’s national carrier Aeroflot will be launching non-stop services between Singapore and Moscow (Sheremetyevo) from October 25, 2020.

Using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft, Aeroflot will operate the five-times-weekly service from Moscow’s Sheremetyevo International Airport to Changi.

It is Changi’s first link to the airport, with a flight time of slightly more than 11 hours.

Qantas flies to San Francisco

Qantas has launched a new route linking Brisbane and San Francisco, marking the first time both cities have been linked by non-stop flights.

Using a new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, the service will be operated three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. It has a flight time of 12 hours and 40 minutes.

Vietjet expands network in India

Vietjet has opened three new direct routes connecting Vietnam’s three largest hubs – Da Nang, Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City – with New Delhi and Mumbai in India.

The Da Nang-New Delhi and Hanoi-Mumbai routes will commence operations on May 14, 2020, with a frequency of five flights per week and three flights per week, respectively.

The Ho Chi Minh City-Mumbai routes will operate four weekly flights from May 15, 2020.

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