Flight Review: Singapore Airlines – Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore

Flight Review: Singapore Airlines - Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore

Flight: Singapore Airlines SQ 183
From: Ho Chi Minh City (SGN) To: Singapore (SIN)

I flew with Singapore Airlines from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore, which was the first of three flights to London.

I compared flight options with Momondo using the multi-city flight option. This wasn’t the cheapest option but I preferred to fly through Singapore with a combination of Star Alliance airlines.

My last Singapore Airlines flight was last year from Singapore to Saigon and I was happy to be starting the trip with an airline I enjoy flying.

As I was connecting in Singapore to a SWISS flight to Zurich and London, I wasn’t able to check in online. I managed to pick a seat at least, but for the other flights my seats were preselected and I couldn’t change them.

Online check-in summary

Singapore Airlines flies A330 or 777 aircraft to destinations around Asia. I like the A330 flight as economy is in a 2-4-2 configuration. Smaller destinations are served by SilkAir, which is Singapore Airlines brand for regional Asia flights.

Singapore Airlines at SGN

Upon boarding there are free newspapers available from Singapore, Vietnam, and the US.

Free newspapers

The pre-takeoff hot towel service is always a nice touch.

Hot towels

The scheduled flying time is 2 hours, though actual flying time is about 1h 40m.

SGN-SIN route map

Silverkris is the inflight magazine of Singapore Airlines.

Silverkris Sep 2017

Krisworld is the separate magazine for inflight entertainment. At such a short flight I didn’t bother to start watching a movie.

Krisworld Sep 2017

A late lunch/early dinner is served on this flight, and I got the chicken pasta option.

Chicken Pasta

Overall this was another good flight with Singapore Airlines and I look forward to flying with them again.

Singapore Airlines at Singapore


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