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United Launches Direct Service Between San Francisco and Singapore

On Wednesday, United started new service from its hub in San Francisco, California to Singapore's Changi Airport. This new route will be the first and only non-stop flight between the two cities using  the 787-9 Dreamliner. Singapore is a country known for it's architecture, food, and of course, its culture. Kershing Goh, the Regional Director at the Singapore Tourism Board, stated that the Asian country "offers a unique Asian experience." Goh went on to say that "from the moment they step off…

Lufthansa and Singapore Announce Joint Venture

Just yesterday, Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa have announced a strategic joint venture for all flights between Singapore and several countries in Europe. This new agreement will be applied to all aircraft operated by both airlines, as well as Singapore subsidiary SilkAir and Lufthansa subsidiaries Swiss and Austrian Airlines. “We are…

Singapore Brings Back 19 Hour Flight with A350-900ULR

Singapore Airlines will become the launch customer of the newly modified Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra Long Range) version of the extra wide-body aircraft. The new version will have a take-off weight of 280 tonnes compared to the -900's 268 tonnes, with new fuel systems and changes to the aerodynamics of the…