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A United 787-9 lands in Los Angeles. The airline has announced it is waiving change fees on domestic flights on economy and premium tickets "forever." (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

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 to the United States as soon as they received their first A350-900ULR. United launched that route in June of 2016, eventually forcing a quick response from Singapore Airlines, not wanting…

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…

Nonstop Singapore to New York Flights Slated to Resume by…

Singapore Airlines will once again reclaim the title for the world’s longest scheduled flight with the Singapore to New York route. With a new generation of aircraft offering enough fuel efficiency to make lengthy routes more profitable, the airline will resume its non-stop services to Los Angeles and New York.…

Airbus Celebrates Another Milestone for Ultra-Long-Haul Air Travel

On Monday, the Ultra Long Range variant of the A350 XWB, MSN 216,  successfully completed its first flight. The latest version of the A350 XWB Family will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines in the second half…

Photos: Inside Singapore’s New Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Singapore Airlines is known for raising the bar in the airline business from stunning first class suites to pioneering the Airbus A380. The airline will be upping its game yet again for medium-haul routes operated by its new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. On Sunday, Singapore took delivery of Boeing's latest Dreamliner…

Boeing Delivers Newest Member of 787 Dreamliner Family in North…

About a year after the 787-10's first flight, Boeing is delivering the latest member of the 787 family to Singapore Airlines. The aircraft is a game-changer for not only Singapore's fleet but also a stride forward for Boeing South Carolina. [caption id="attachment_11852" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] The first 787-10 completes its maiden…

Singapore Airlines Adds Second City for Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

Singapore Airlines announced that Perth, Australia will be one of the lucky cities to be serviced by the airline’s newest addition, the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, of which it is also the airplane's launch customer. The Western Australia city of 2 million joins Osaka, Japan in the 787-10’s route network, with…

United Continues to Shatter Long-Haul Records with New Routes and…

United Airlines has wasted no time in utilizing its newest widebody additions: the Boeing 777-300ER and the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. For the Chicago-based carrier, the two aircraft are the largest in its fleet with some of the longest ranges among current aircraft offerings. United’s most recent additions to its route…

Singapore Airlines Announces Next Routes for Refreshed A380s

Singapore Airlines on Monday announced the second and third routes for its refreshed Airbus A380 aircraft, which feature the airline's new Suites first class product and other updated cabins. Beginning in February, the A380s will fly from the carrier's hub in Singapore to London and Hong Kong. On Feb. 16,…

Singapore Airlines Dazzles with New A380 Hotel-like First Class Suites

On Thursday, Singapore Airlines unveiled the new cabins for its Airbus A380 aircraft. Included in the changes will be new seats in first, business, premium economy and economy classes. These new seats will allow the airline to retain its competitive edge in the Asian market, allowing them, in theory, to…