SINGAPORE: SIA Cargo boosts capacity to Japan

SIA Cargo has launched two new freighter services between Singapore and Tokyo via Taipei from 19 October, continuing into the peak year-end season. A third weekly freighter service via Taipei to Narita will start on 6 November. SIA Cargo will also mount new direct freighter services from Bangkok to Tokyo Narita with effect from 3 […]


SIA Cargo has launched two new freighter services between Singapore and Tokyo via Taipei from 19 October, continuing into the peak year-end season. A third weekly freighter service via Taipei to Narita will start on 6 November. SIA Cargo will also mount new direct freighter services from Bangkok to Tokyo Narita with effect from 3 November with the twice-weekly services operating every Wednesday and Friday. SIA Cargo’s parent company, Singapore Airlines, is also be operating new twice-daily passenger services between Singapore and Tokyo Haneda airport from 31 October, complementing the existing twice-daily passenger services to Tokyo Narita. According to SIA Cargo, these new freighter services, as well as the new passenger services to Tokyo will “further facilitate and enhance the economic ties and cooperation between South East Asia and Japan”. Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan are major trading partners and these additional freighter services will enhance the movement of manufactured goods, electronic devices, food products, machinery and computers between these markets, the carrier added.

“We are pleased to mount new freighter services between these four cities in response to demand for capacity and we look forward to the support of our customers,” said Tan Tiow Kor, senior VP Sales and Marketing.