EK404 departure time ex-SIN?

Old May 8, 19, 11:33 pm
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Question EK404 departure time ex-SIN?

Hi everyone,
I thought that since October last year, the departure time of EK404 ex-SIN was shifted from a night departure to a mid-afternoon departure.
However, right now it seems that for the month of May, it shifted back to a night departure for an overnight flight to MEL.
I am booked on EK404 in Feb next year and currently my flight is still showing the mid-afternoon departure for slightly after midnight arrival in MEL.
Should I expect that there will be a timetable change for my EK404 next year?
I would much rather leave SIN mid-afternoon.
Cheers, Gerald
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Old May 12, 19, 1:40 am
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I noticed the same thing, but not booked yet. When I make a dummy booking it shows the mid-afternoon departure. If I search on flight schedules it shows a night flight. Anyone knows which departure is the most likely one? Any chance there will be a change of equipment from 777 to 380?
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Old May 28, 19, 8:03 pm
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Im booked on this flight in September, and my booking was for originally for 15:35 which is still the case on the booking page, however the schedules search is showing 13:55 so we'll see what will happen....
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Old May 28, 19, 11:12 pm
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It looks like from 31 May onward, EK 404 departs SIN at 15.35.
And from the end of Sept as the Southern Hemisphere transitions into daylight saving, the departure time ex-SIN shifts to 13.55.
My own EK 404 (QF8404) for Feb 2020 is still showing the 13.55 departure ex-SIN.
Hope that it stays a mid-afternoon departure and not shift back to the 22.40 former departure time.
Would be nice if it gets switched back to A380 again.
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