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Read Singapore Airlines CEO Heartfelt Apology and Gift for Elite Members

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 1, 2020 09:28

Goh Choon Phong is the Chief Executive Officer of Singapore Airlines and Singapore Airlines Cargo. He was appointed the CEO of the airline on 3 September 2010. Prior to his ... Read More

Cashless sky: Majority of airlines go cash-free

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 8, 2020 15:33

Travel has come a long way since the days of traveler’s checks and queuing at traditional bureaux de change, and the payment methods holidaymakers use abroad are rapidly changing with ... Read More

Carsten Spohr New IATA Board Chairman

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 2, 2019 06:42

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Lufthansa Group Chief Executive Officer, Carsten Spohr, has assumed his duties as Chairman of the IATA Board of Governors (BoG) for a ... Read More

Aviation leaders assemble in Seoul for IATA’s 75th Annual General Meeting

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 29, 2019 19:40

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that leaders of the global air transport industry are gathering in Seoul, Republic of Korea, for the 75th IATA Annual General Meeting (AGM) ... Read More

Singapore Airlines signs partnership aimed at well-being

editor editor- March 29, 2019 02:40

Singapore Airlines and the COMO Shambhala wellness brand, part of the COMO Group based in Singapore, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to start a wide-ranging collaboration aimed at improving ... Read More

World’s most “punctual” airlines (the results are sad)

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 20:25

Any passenger planning on boarding a long-haul flight, which includes any flight that requires five or more hours of travel time, should brace themselves for delays and disruptions. A new ... Read More

Singapore Airlines ups Johannesburg frequency

Alain St.Ange Alain St.Ange- March 4, 2019 23:21

Effective March 31, Singapore Airlines (SQ) is permanently increasing capacity on the Johannesburg-Singapore route, with three additional flights on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. They will be on a permanent basis ... Read More

Farewell A380: Airbus announces the end of superjumbo production

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 17:25

European aerospace giant Airbus has announced Thursday it will stop making its superjumbo A380 in 2021. The announcement came after Airbus' biggest customer, Emirates, reduced the number of orders for ... Read More

Singapore to three new Indian Cities on Scoot

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 21, 2019 06:54

Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group, has announced plans to add three cities – Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram and Visakhapatnam in India – into its service network. These services ... Read More

Super expensive airline seats sold for a song: Is there an app for that?

editor editor- January 3, 2019 00:28

Asia's biggest international airline carrier sold business class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at economy prices earlier this week. Read More

Delta Air-Virgin Atlantic deal approved by European Commission

editor editor- June 22, 2013 06:29

BRUSSELS, Belgium - The European Commission on Thursday approved the purchase by Delta Airlines of Singapore Airlines' 49 percent stake in Virgin Atlantic, to create a joint venture that will ... Read More

Singapore Airlines finalizes order for up to 50 more A350 XWBs

editor editor- June 20, 2013 09:22

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has increased its orders for the A350 XWB with an additional 30 A350-900s, plus options for a further 20 aircraft. The agreement firms up a commitment announced ... Read More

Singapore Airlines to order up to 50 more A350 XWBs

editor editor- May 31, 2013 01:45

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it will purchase up to 50 more A350 XWB aircraft. The agreement covers a firm order for 30 more A350-900s plus options for a ... Read More

Singapore Airlines extends distribution agreement with Sabre

editor editor- February 13, 2013 10:09

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines has renewed its full-content distribution agreement with Sabre Travel Network, meaning all Sabre-connected travel agents will continue to have access to all Singapore Ai Read More

Porter Airlines and Singapore Airlines begin new interline agreement

editor editor- January 29, 2013 09:14

TORONTO, Canada – Singapore Airlines and Porter Airlines have finalized an interline agreement that provides another travel option between Asia and Canada. Read More

Singapore Airlines firms up order for more A380s and A350 XWBs

editor editor- January 12, 2013 11:13

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has firmed up an order for 25 more widebody aircraft from Airbus, comprising five of the world’s most efficient, high capacity aircraft, the A380, and 20 A350-900s. Read More

Virgin America launches codeshare with Singapore Airlines

editor editor- December 14, 2012 06:21

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - Virgin America, the award-winning U.S. airline, announces today that Singapore Airlines (SQ) will codeshare on select Virgin America flights. Read More

Agoda.com and Singapore Airlines bring greater frequent flyer rewards

editor editor- December 14, 2012 02:17

SINGAPORE – Agoda.com, Asia’s leading hotel booking site and part of Nasdaq-listed Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), is partnering with Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer to bring even greater rewards to Read More

Delta mulling purchase of stake in Virgin Atlantic from Singapore Airlines

editor editor- December 4, 2012 09:41

NEW YORK, NY — Delta Air Lines Inc. is mulling the purchase of a 49 percent stake in British airline Virgin Atlantic Airways from Singapore Airlines Ltd., according to media ... Read More

Singapore Airlines to stop flying world’s longest route

editor editor- October 26, 2012 06:13

HONG KONG - Singapore Airlines will stop flying the world's longest route next year as the company phases out the aircraft used to make the journey. Read More

Singapore Airlines to order more A380s and A350 XWBs

editor editor- October 25, 2012 10:32

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced that it will order 25 more widebody aircraft from Airbus, comprising five double deck A380s and 20 A350-900s. Read More

Singapore Airlines profit soars 73 percent

editor editor- July 27, 2012 08:00

SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines' first quarter net profit soared 73 percent from last year, it said Wednesday, partly driven by higher passenger traffic. Read More

Singapore Air and China Southern give Qantas run for its money

editor editor- June 4, 2012 06:17

Qantas faces twin challenges from Asia this week as Singapore Airlines' low-cost offshoot Scoot launches flights to Sydney and China Southern cranks up its "Canton Route" to London. Read More

Singapore Airlines A380 now serving New York

editor editor- January 17, 2012 04:46

LOS ANGELES, Calif - The Singapore Airlines A380 is now serving New York's JFK Airport, with the inaugural flight departing JFK, January 16th at 8:10 p.m. Read More

JetBlue and Singapore Airlines launch new interline agreement

editor editor- December 20, 2011 06:47

NEW YORK and SINGAPORE - JetBlue Airways and Singapore Airlines today announce the launch of a new interline agreement that will offer customers new travel options from JetBlue destinations in ... Read More

Competition regulator approves Virgin Australia-Singapore Airlines alliance

editor editor- December 3, 2011 06:20

Virgin Australia has gained approval from the competition regulator for its alliance with aviation powerhouse Singapore Airlines. Read More

Boeing, Singapore Airlines finalize order for eight 777-300ERs

editor editor- November 18, 2011 05:48

SEATTLE, Wash. - Boeing and Singapore Airlines announced an order for eight additional 777-300 Extended Range (ER) airplanes. Read More

Scoot reaches tentative agreement with Routes

editor editor- November 17, 2011 08:54

Scoot, the new medium- and long-haul, low-cost division of Singapore Airlines (SIA), which was formally launched on November 1, reached a tentative agreement with Routes earlier this week at the ... Read More

Singapore Airlines A380 to fly New York – Frankfurt – Singapore

editor editor- September 20, 2011 05:55

NEW YORK - Singapore Airlines has announced the launch of the world's largest aircraft, the Airbus A380, on the New York (JFK) - Frankfurt - Singapore route, operating from January ... Read More

Suzanne Goin raises the bar on inflight dining

editor editor- August 4, 2011 05:23

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - It's at best rare to hear the words "bright," "seasonal," "satisfying," or "decadent" applied to most airline food. Read More

Singapore Airlines A380 now serving Los Angeles

editor editor- July 2, 2011 05:06

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - The Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 is now serving Los Angeles, with the inaugural flight having departed Tokyo Narita at 7:31 p.m. with over 444 customers on ... Read More

Virgin dumps Malaysia Air, woos Singapore Airlines

editor editor- June 29, 2011 06:26

Virgin Australia will seek to end its relationship with Malaysia Airlines (MAS) as it pursues a partnership with aviation powerhouse Singapore Airlines (SIA). Read More