Singapore Airlines resumes SA flights on October 14!

Singapore Airlines will commence with a weekly service between Singapore and Johannesburg as per the schedules shown on the table below. As travel demand picks up, these services will be progressively increased and extended to Cape Town.

Flight Schedules between Singapore and Johannesburg effective from 14 October 2020

Flight NumberDay of OperationDeparture TimeArrival Time
SQ 478Wednesday01:3006:10
SQ 479Thursday13:4506:10 +1

The first flight will take off from Singapore at 1:30 am on Wednesday, 14th October 2020 and arrive in Johannesburg at 6:10 am on the same day. The return flight will depart from Johannesburg at 1.45 pm on Thursday, 15th October and arrive back in Singapore the next day at 6.10 am on Friday, 16th October.

Passengers are permitted to transit to other destinations via Singapore Changi Airport. Please note that transfers are only allowed between the Singapore Airlines Group, which includes Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Scoot. Many countries also have entry requirements and border controls in place to contain the spread of COVID-19. If you plan to travel soon, please check the travel advisories for all countries in your itinerary to ensure that the latest requirements are met. You may view the relevant travel advisories using the link below.

Flights are now open for sale in all GDSs and on our website at If you have any queries, please call our local Reservations hotline at +27 10 500 9046 email

Singapore Airlines remains committed to serving the South Africa market and supporting the country to recover from the pandemic as soon as possible.

We look forward to welcoming you back on board our flights soon.