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The High Commission of Canada in Singapore advises all Canadians in Singapore who would like to return home to Canada to make the necessary travel arrangements via commercial means while they are still available. This is further to the Government of Canada’s March 16 advice to all Canadians to cancel non-essential travel abroad and for Canadian travellers to consider returning home.
From March 28, 2020, the High Commission of Canada in Singapore will provide regular updates on open flight routes to Canada. Note that the High Commission cannot guarantee availability on these flights.
International flight options to return to Canada are diminishing. As of March 30, 2020, the flight options noted below are available from Singapore. It is our understanding that for all flights noted below, demand is high and availability is low.
Departing from Singapore (SIN):
- All Nippon Airways (ANA) : Singapore – Tokyo (Haneda) – Vancouver
- All Nippon Airways (ANA) /Air Canada (AC) : Singapore- Tokyo (Narita) – Vancouver
- Japan Airlines (JL) : Singapore – Tokyo (Haneda) – Chicago – Toronto
- All Nippon Airlines (ANA)/Air Canada (AC) : Singapore – Tokyo (Narita) – Chicago – Montreal
Transfers in Tokyo between Haneda and Narita Airports are no longer permitted for Canadian passport holders traveling from Singapore. In-transit passengers from Singapore must book flights that arrive and depart from the SAME Tokyo airport.
Via South Korea:
- Korean Airlines (KE): Singapore – Seoul – ends 02 April
Via the Middle East/Africa:
- Qatar Airways (QR) : Singapore – Doha – Montreal
- Singapore Airlines (SQ) /Air Canada (AC) : Singapore – London – Toronto or Montreal
- British Airlines (BA) /Air Canada (AC) : Singapore – London – Toronto
- KLM : Singapore- Amsterdam – Toronto or Calgary
Via United States:
- United Airlines (UA) : Singapore – Tokyo (Narita)- Los Angeles- Vancouver
Some countries require passing through immigration when transiting. For information on countries’ current entry requirements, please visit IATA’s website at https://www.iata.org/.
A “fit to fly” medical certificate is not required by the Canada Border Services Agency for travel or entry to Canada. However, airlines may have their own requirements for accepting passengers on their flights. Passengers are advised to follow up with their airlines directly to determine what additional documents they require for travel in addition to valid passports and travel documents.
The High Commission of Canada is aware that airlines may be selling tickets on-line that they are not able to honour. The High Commission recommends contacting airlines directly or working through a reputable travel agent.
PLEASE NOTE: Effective March 26 until June 30 2020, a 14-day mandatory isolation is in effect for all persons entering Canada (this includes Canadians and PRs), with the exception of some essential workers. Individuals showing symptoms on arrival will be subject to additional measures, including possible isolation in a facility at city of arrival in Canada (NOTE: Only Montreal, Toronto, Calgary and Vancouver airports are accepting international flights at this time). If you are a Canadian or Permanent Resident and plan to return to Canada, we encourage you to read the information on this site carefully: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/latest-travel-health-advice.html