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Short Breaks – Singapore Airlines News

Short Breaks – Singapore Airlines News

Singapore Airlines flies 12 times weekly from Auckland and daily from Christchurch. All flights ex-New Zealand fly direct to Singapore then on to 68 cities in 38 countries.

Issue Twenty

Welcome to Short Breaks, a monthly round-up of news and information from Singapore Airlines. You are welcome to use any of the information we’ve provided for publication. Enjoy the read.


The Singapore Airlines UK and Europe sale finishes next Friday 10 March 2006.

Customers can purchase special fares to 11 European destinations from $2351 (including $352 in taxes).

Destinations in the special include London, Manchester, Amsterdam, Athens, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Moscow, Paris, Rome and Zurich.

For those in no hurry to return, one-way fares to any of the European destinations above are available at $1174 (including $175 in taxes). One-way fares are available until 27 March 2006.

Other airfare specials soon to expire
Expiring next Friday:
Singapore return at $1141 (including $192 in taxes) Bangkok return at $1431 (including $240 in taxes) Vietnam return at $1631 (including $232 in taxes) China return from $1751 (including $352 in taxes)
India return from $1843 (including $344 in taxes)

To Book visit or see your local travel agent.

All customers travelling will also enjoy Singapore Airlines renowned individual inflight entertainment systems with over 500 entertainment options.


Singapore Airlines has commenced services to Moscow and Abu Dhabi.

The airline will fly three times a week to Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates and to Moscow, capital of the Russian Federation.

These new services follow the launch of Singapore Airlines flights to Karachi and Lahore in Pakistan last month.

New Zealand passengers are able to select from 19 weekly services to Singapore to connect with these new services.


For technology buffs and travel enthusiasts, the future of aviation has landed with the launch of Singapore Airlines’ A380-dedicated website.

In the lead up to becoming the first airline in the world to operate the A380 Airbus, will satisfy even the biggest aviation buff.

The website provides technical, engineering and logistical details of the A380 from its early development days through to the end of this year.

Visitors to the website can satisfy their thirst for information on the A380 airbus through interactive features and little known facts.


Singapore Airlines is proud to be the sponsor of the Cuisine Restaurant of the Year competition for the second year and congratulates Simon Wright of Auckland’s The French Café on winning the overall title.

Sak-Hin Chin, Singapore Airlines General Manager New Zealand, says Singapore Airlines prides itself on offering the best in service and world class cuisine.

“We are delighted to support the Cuisine Restaurant of the Year awards – the competition is a great fit with our brands as we both aim to promote excellence with food and wine,” says Mr Sak-Hin Chin.

Singapore Airlines congratulates the following winners:

Supreme Winner: The French Café, Auckland
Best Metropolitan Restaurant: The French Café, Auckland
Runner Up: The Grove Restaurant, Auckland and Logan Brown Restaurant & Bar, Wellington
Best Provincial Restaurant: The Bach, Taupo
Runner Up: Herzog Winery & Luxury Restaurant, Marlborough
Best Winery Restaurant: Amisfield Bistro, Central Otago
Runner Up: Te Awa Winery & Restaurant, Hawke’s Bay

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