Air India Expected to Acquire 500 Aircraft

According to Reuters, Air India is on the way to sealing the order of 500 jetliners. The contracts include 400 narrow-body jets and 100 wide-bodies flights from Airbus and Boeing. After being acquired by Tata Group earlier this year, Air India has shown its ambition to remain as a global…

Merger with Vistara Ushers Promising Future for Air India

Indian conglomerate TATA Group has announced it is merging Indian flag carrier Air India with the Singapore Airlines joint-venture airline, Vistara. The move looks to bolster Air India’s presence in Asia and provide a facelift to an Air India that in the last few years has been hanging on by…

Singapore Airlines Records Largest Half Year Operating Profit in Company’s…

Singapore Airlines is on track for the recovery after the pandemic, posting highest half year and quarterly operating profit in history. The airline has recorded a profit of $1.23 billion ($879 million) for the half year of the financial year of 2022-23 — which ended Sept. 30 — and $678…

Singapore Airlines Reports Dramatic Surge in Passenger Numbers

Together with low-cost subsidiary Scoot the airlines of SIA Group carried 5.1 million passengers in Q1 2022-23. This number is a 158.2% increase over the previous quarter when Singapore was restricting travel to the country. Since April the island state has opened fully to vaccinated travelers and as a result,…

SIA To Operate 5 Boeing 777 Freighter Planes on Behalf…

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will begin operating five freighter aircraft on behalf of DHL Express by the end of next year, as it aims to expand its presence in the burgeoning air cargo industry. DHL Express, the world's top international express service provider, has signed a Crew and Maintenance agreement (CM)…

Singapore Airlines Resumes Pre-Pandemic Routes

Singapore Airlines is determined to resume its services after the pandemic, announcing its full London services will resume to pre-pandemic levels in June. The carrier currently operates two flights to London, adding the third flight on Apr.1. Singapore Airlines will operate four times a day services to London in June,…

Hong Kong Enacts Entry Ban for Two More Carriers

For two years, Hong Kong’s strict travel restrictions have made flying into the city challenging and costly. The city instituted a zero-covid policy — banning flights from several countries and subjecting arrivals to compulsory hotel quarantines of two weeks. As thousands of new infections are now being reported daily in…

Etihad Airways Becomes Newest Airbus A350F Customer at Singapore Airshow

Held as a biennial event where aviation's finest meet at Asia's largest and most influential aerospace and defence exhibition, the Singapore Airshow is the event for both the leaders of the aerospace industry, as well as the eager newcomers to make their mark and settle in some new partnerships. After…

Scoot Resumes Flights to Gold Coast

The first half of every year tends to be a slower period for travel as, and now even more so as the Covid-19 Omicron variant surges through the globe and continues to stall the aviation industry's recovery. And even though the Vaccinated Travel Lanes were successful in boosting recovery, a…