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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…

Shop or Fly: Airports Find New Ways to Sell In-Terminal…

When it comes to airports luring in new passengers, the challenge always seems to be having the lowest airfare and best routing and airline options while winning over travelers with new designs and amenities like WiFi and new lounges. However, a trend has formed that has seen airports target a…

Singapore Changi Passenger Numbers Take off in October

According to Singapore Changi Airport, the vibrant Asian hub has handled 5.38 million passengers in October, a 4.3 percent increase compared to last year. Airfreight also grew 2.1 percent to reach 190,000 tonnes and the aircraft movement were 3.2 percent higher than the same period last year. In October, all…

Singapore Airlines to Transfer Several SilkAir Routes to Low-Cost Carrier…

Singapore Airlines announced Thursday that its budget arm, Scoot, will take over several SilkAir routes ahead of SilkAir’s planned merger with mainline Singapore Airlines. Scoot will also be expanding its fleet with this merger, taking over 14 of SilkAir’s Boeing 737-800s. The Singaporean flag carrier has been undertaking a three-year…

Singapore Airlines Resumes Nonstop Flight to Los Angeles with New…

Singapore Airlines has relaunched its non-stop service between Los Angeles and Singapore Friday night with the new Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra-Long Range) jet making the journey more convenient and faster than ever. 141 lucky passengers were onboard the inaugural flight (SQ37) to Changi Airport and Singapore Airlines held a festive celebration…

Singapore Airlines Re-Launches World’s Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines has officially re-launched the world's longest flight from Singapore's Changi Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The extreme ultra long-haul flights to and from the island nation are scheduled for 17 hours 50 minutes on the outbound and 18-hours and 30-minutes on the return to…

Singapore Airlines Takes Delivery of First A350-900ULR

The new longest flights in the world are not far off for Singapore Airlines, as the carrier took delivery of the world's first Airbus A350-900ULR, which stands for Ultra-Long-Range, on Sept. 22. "This is a proud moment for both Singapore Airlines and Airbus, not only because we have again strengthened…

Surviving a 19-Hour Flight: How Singapore Airlines Is Making the…

With all the technological advancements in the aviation industry, more and more cities are being connected by non-stop flights operated by the world’s newest aircraft. Distance is no longer an issue for most aircraft, as we’ve seen with Qantas’ Perth-London route and Qatar Airways’ Doha-Auckland route, and our global village…

Changes Coming to United’s Ultra-Long-Haul Route Network

In January of 2016, Chicago-based United announced they would launch a flight from their hub in San Francisco across the Pacific to the small Asian nation of Singapore. The route came as a surprise to many, especially as fellow Star Alliance member Singapore Airlines had announced they would restart flights…

Singapore Details Restart of World’s Longest Flight

After initially announcing its intentions to restart non-stop flights to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) from Singapore’s Changi Airport (SIN) in 2015, Singapore Airlines confirmed today that the world’s longest flight will once again commence on Oct. 12, 2018. The ultra-long-haul flights SQ21 and SQ22 will fly almost 19 hours…