Singapore Airlines and SilkAir will be
introducing a new airfare pricing structure next month, with
revisions to advance seat selection, frequent flyer programme
mileage accrual rates, baggage allowance, and change and refund
flexibility for some fare types.
The new fare types will be
introduced on 20 January 2018 for all tickets sold worldwide.
Depending on the class of travel, customers will have up to three
types of airfare to choose from when making a booking. Each
will offer a combination of fare, feature and flexibility
Three new fare types
will be introduced for Economy Class bookings, named ‘Lite’,
‘Standard’ and ‘Flexi’.
Baggage allowance will increase to 35kg
for the highest-category Flexi fares while it will remain at
30kg for Lite and Standard fares.
Advance seat selection, which
is currently available for all Economy Class bookings at no
charge, will be chargeable for Lite fares, starting from US$5 per
flight segment. It will still be available in advance at no
charge for families with children (12 years old and under) in
the same booking.
No charges will apply for advance seat
selection for Standard and Flexi fare types, although a new
category of Forward Zone seats, which are in higher demand, will
be chargeable for Standard fares. Charges will also continue to
apply for Extra Legroom seats, which were previously known as
All customers regardless of fare type will be
able to make their seat selection at no charge during the internet
check-in window up to 48hr in advance of travel, subject to
Complimentary advance seat selection will be
available regardless of fare type for PPS Club members
(Standard, Forward Zone and Extra Legroom seats), as well as
for KrisFlyer Elite Gold members (Standard and Forward Zone seats)
and KrisFlyer Elite Silver members (Standard seats).
accrual rates will be set at 50% for Lite fares, 75% for Standard
fares and 100% for Flexi fares.
Premium Economy Class
Two fare types will be available in Premium
Economy Class, named ‘Standard’ and ‘Flexi’.
allowance will be unchanged at 35kg for both fare types. Mileage
accrual, which is currently set at 110% for all Premium Economy
fares, will increase to 125% for the new Flexi fare type, while
it will be reduced to 100% for the new Standard fare type.
Advance seat selection will continue to be available at no charge
for all Premium Economy Class bookings, while charges will
apply for Extra Legroom seats – except for PPS Club members,
who will enjoy complimentary Extra Legroom seat selection.
fare types will be available in Business Class, named ‘Lite’,
‘Standard’ and ‘Flexi’.
Baggage allowance will be unchanged
in Business Class at 40kg and advance seat selection will
continue to be available at no charge for all bookings.
accrual will increase to 150% for the new Flexi fare type,
while it will be set at 125% for Standard and Lite fares.
Suites and First Class (excludes SilkAir)
accrual will increase to 200% from 150% for Suites and First Class
bookings, with all other entitlements and benefits remain unchanged.
KrisFlyer Elite and PPS
In addition to
advance seat selection benefits, KrisFlyer Elite and PPS Club
members will enjoy baggage allowance privileges across the new
fare types in Premium Economy Class and Economy Class.
Club members will enjoy an additional 50kg of check-in baggage in
First Class, an additional 40kg in Business Class, an additional 35kg in Premium Economy Class and an additional 30kg
in Economy Class.
KrisFlyer Elite Gold members will enjoy an
additional 20kg check-in baggage allowance when flying in all