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Starting March 31, Singapore Airlines will no longer operate flights to Chongqing and Chengdu.

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will stop its operations to Chengdu and Chongqing in China from March 31, less than five months after it resumed flights to the two cities. While the airline cited regulatory reasons for the suspension, it did not provide any specific details on the duration of the suspension. SIA currently operates daily flights to Chengdu and three weekly flights to Chongqing, according to a spokesperson.

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Starting March 31, Singapore Airlines will no longer operate flights to Chongqing and Chengdu.

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will stop its operations to Chengdu and Chongqing in China from March 31, less than five months after it resumed flights to the two cities. While the airline cited regulatory reasons for the suspension, it did not provide any specific details on the duration of the suspension. SIA currently operates daily flights to Chengdu and three weekly flights to Chongqing, according to a spokesperson.

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Asia is in a favorable position to lead the advancement of air mobility.

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ndiGo, the budget carrier, is considering the acquisition of widebody aircraft to expand its international reach and compete with Air India. Although the airline is still weighing its options, sources indicate that it is likely to acquire approximately 30 Airbus SE A350s. A public announcement regarding this decision may be made in the coming days. The sources requested anonymity as the information is not yet available to the public.