A Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 in New York. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Hemal Gosai)

Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines Cooperation Highlights Industry Move Towards Strategic Partnerships

Building on their current codeshare agreement that includes flights between Singapore and Malaysia, Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that would see stronger cooperation between both carriers, including extending cooperation to each other’s subsidiaries and introduce shared benefits for each other’s frequent flyers. The MOU sees both flag carriers of the neighboring countries looking to strengthen joint efforts and include their subsidiaries in codeshare agreements. For Singapore Airlines, that includes its regional airline Silk…