PS: Direct flight services from Vijayawada-Singapore and viceversa were cancelled as the State government did not renew the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) agreement.
Vijayadashami brought one more Vijaya(victory) to this Wada(place) Vijayawada, and its the much awaited Direct International flight, with the Intervention of Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu all standoffs are resolved and under states viability gap funding Indigo is launching direct flights from Vijayawada to Singapore on Dec 4th 2018, and tickets are on sale from Oct 26th.
The Vijayawada(VGA) – Singapore(SIN) flights will be available twice a week i.e. on Tuesday and Thursday, which reduces the current 10 hr plus connecting flight to an 4 hr 35 min direct flight.
For people in coastal region, by the time you reach Hyderabad/Chennai from Vijayawada you can reach Singapore airport and reduces your travel time and expenses.
Currently effective from Oct 25th, direct flight starts at 18:40 PM IST at Vijayawada and reaches Singapore on the next day 1:45 am SGT, as Singapore is generally 2 hr. 30 mins ahead of India.
From Singapore flight starts at 14 pm SGT and reaches Vijayawada at 15:55 IST, for both Tuesday and Thursday they are operating on the same. (PS: flight timings are subjected to change, please refer airline carrier site for details.)
From Singapore there are multiple options to travel to LAX, SFO, DFW etc., if you are planning to travel through American Airline AAdvantage, United Mileage Plus reward program.
Direct flight to Singapore to connect the capital region to the world and reduces the time of travel for the people living in coastal districts. If you are travelling to Japan, South Korea, Australia and west coast, Dallas areas of USA flight through Singapore provides the shortest route.
for more details on Vijayawada airport refer our post on Vijayawada International Airport.