Singapore Airlines to suspend direct flight from Houston to Moscow

Singapore Airlines will suspend its direct flight service from Houston to Moscow starting Oct. 30, 2016.

Singapore Airlines will suspend its direct flight service from Houston to Moscow starting Oct. 30, 2016.

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The company will serve the U.S. city from Manchester instead.

Singapore Airlines will suspend its direct flight service from Houston to Moscow starting Oct. 30, 2016, according to a press release from the company.

The route will be replaced by extending Singapore-Manchester flights to Houston. These will be operated five times weekly. 

"With the launch of the Singapore-Manchester-Houston service, existing Moscow-Houston and Munich-Manchester services will be suspended, from 30 October 2016," the company says.

Moscow will continue to be served on a direct basis to and from Singapore. Services to Moscow will be operated four times weekly.

The Singapore-Moscow-Houston flight was launched in 2008. For several years it was daily, but from 2011 it was operated just five times a week.

With the discontinuation of Singapore Airlines' nonstop Houston-Moscow service , there will be only two airlines (Delta and Aeroflot) that will offer direct flights from U.S. cities to Russia. 

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