The first of Singapore Airlines’ three evening flights between South Africa and Singapore departed from OR Tambo International Airport on March 31.

Singapore Airlines now operates 10 flights a week from Johannesburg and Cape Town to Singapore. To meet growing demand, the airline currently operates its new Airbus A350-900 aircraft on these routes.

Flight SQ481 will depart from OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 22h30 and arrive at Changi Airport at 14h55 the next day. The return flight SQ482 departs from Singapore on the same days at 16h35, and arrives in Johannesburg at 21h10.