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Up close with a Singapore Airlines A350 at Seattle-Tacoma. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Singapore Airlines, Scoot To Launch, Resume More Flights As VTLs Grow

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has left travel severely restricted in many countries, especially Singapore, where domestic air travel is not an option for airlines looking to maintain some semblance of a schedule. This has certainly left many people worldwide with pent-up excitement to book a ticket and fly towards anywhere that has its borders opened. However, even the process of traveling itself has changed to become slightly more complicated, with various different requirements ranging from pre-departure tests, vaccination certificates and…

Scoot Increases Athens-Berlin, Resumes Services

The recent continuous rise in community Covid-19 cases in Singapore has led to an increase in calibrated safe management measures and extensive testing, alongside stringent contact tracing measures. Around the world, the Delta variant has also caused panic and led to some trepidation with regard to travel, causing certain countries…

Scoot’s First A321neo Aircraft Makes Inaugural Flight to Bangkok

Just a month after receiving the first few of its largest narrow-bodies to date in May 2021, the low-cost carrier subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, Scoot, has officially introduced the entry into flight operations of one of the new single-aisle Airbus A321neo aircraft, which its inaugural flight from Singapore to Bangkok…

Singapore Airlines Pledging Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

Joining the International Air Transport Association (IATA) in its ongoing commitments to reducing the aviation industry's carbon emissions, the Singapore Airlines Group – consisting of national carrier Singapore Airlines, budget airline Scoot and Singapore Airlines Cargo – announced on Monday in a press release that it has pledged to achieving…

Singapore Airlines Records Toughest Year in Company History

Singapore flag carrier Singapore Airlines reported on Wednesday that it had suffered a net loss of 4.3 billion Singapore dollars ($3.23 billion) for the financial year ending in March 2021 as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to wreck international aviation, which the airline relies on given Singapore's lack of a domestic…

Singapore Airlines Passenger Capacity Down – Sees Hope For Measured…

Singapore Airlines (SIA) reported a decline in overall passenger capacity by 90.2 percent year on year, while passenger capacity was lowered by 56 percent in March 2021 as compared to the same month last year. Compared to February 2021 however, the airline had expanded its network from forty-one to forty-seven…

Singapore Airlines Operates First Boeing 737-800 Flight

On Thursday, Singapore Airlines operated its first flight using the Boeing 737-800. The aircraft was used on a flight from Singapore to Phuket.  The flight is the first narrowbody flight for the Singaporean carrier in over 40 years.  At the time of writing, the flight, SQ736, was scheduled to depart…

Singapore Airlines Group Operates Flights with Fully-Vaccinated Crew

Singapore Airlines, its sister airline SilkAir and its low-cost subsidiary Scoot — all representing the passenger contingent of the Singapore Airlines Group — have become some of the first airlines in the world to operate flights with a fully-vaccinated onboard crew of pilots and flight attendants, the latest step in…

Singapore Airlines Group Announces Financial Results

Singapore’s-national carrier, Singapore Airlines, announced significant losses during the company's second-quarter financial results. On July 29, the airline announced that the second quarter, which ended on June 30 and was the first of the carrier's 2020 fiscal year, resulted in a 1.123 billion Singapore dollar ($816 million) loss. These losses…

Singapore Airlines, Qantas to Send A380s to Desert for Storage

Singapore Airlines has sent six of its 19 Airbus A380 aircraft to the Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage (ASPA) located at Alice Springs, Australia for long-term storage. The airline aims at preserving its super-jumbos from Singapore’s high humidity environment, which poses corrosion risk for the aircraft. The climate of Alice Springs…