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Citing need to 'rebuild', SIA to resume 18-hour-long direct flights to New York

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The Edge Singapore10/20/2020 8:46 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
Citing need to 'rebuild', SIA to resume 18-hour-long direct flights to New York
This three-times a week route will be the only non-stop air cargo link from the US Northeast to Singapore.
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Starting Nov 9, Singapore Airlines will resume flights to New York – marking the return of one of the longest non-stop flights in the world that is struggling to recover from the pandemic.

This three-times a week route will be the only non-stop air cargo link from the US Northeast to Singapore, which serves as a regional distribution hub for many major US-based companies.

“Operating these flights between Singapore and New York’s JFK International Airport represent an important step in the rebuilding of our global network,” says Lee Lik Hsin, SIA’s executive vice president, commercial.

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