• Singapore Airlines adds another Airbus A350 to Perth

    Singapore Airlines is continuing its rolling upgrade of flights to Australia, with Perth set to see a second Airbus A350 from July 1, 2019. The advanced jet, which boasts Singapore Airlines' latest flat-bed regional business class seats in what the airline calls a 'medium-range' configurati...

    POSTED 3 Jun, 2019 10 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines transitions to all-flatbed business class from 2020

    Singapore Airlines is going big on business class, with the Star Alliance member planning to roll out lie-flat beds across its entire aircraft fleet: not only for business travellers taking longer and perhaps overnight journeys, but even those venturing on short hops like Singapore-Kuala Lumpur. ...

    POSTED 2 Jun, 2019 15 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Elite Silver: the unofficial guide

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. The mid-tier KrisFlyer Elite Silver is a really just a stepping stone on the path to Elite Gold and Star Alliance Gold, but still offers travellers a few minor benefits and is the easies...

    POSTED 31 May, 2019 2 Comments

  • Melbourne-Singapore business class: how the airlines compare

    Melbourne to Singapore is a busy international corridor for business travellers, with no less than five airlines currently doing the eight-hour dash between the two cities. Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Emirates, Jetstar and Scoot all have business class cabins on this route ranging from luxurious...

    POSTED 27 May, 2019 23 Comments

  • How to use your KrisFlyer miles to book flights for other people

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. In Australia, it’s easy to redeem your hard-earned frequent flyer points for immediate family members with Qantas, or for just about anyone you know with Virgin Australia, no strin...

    POSTED 15 May, 2019 1 Comment

  • Which airline has the best business class for Perth-Singapore flights?

    Singapore is one of Perth’s busiest international destinations, being an easy 5½ hour dash away and opening up the WA city to many others worldwide through the hub that is Changi Airport. There are three competitors on this route, including the stalwart Singapore Airlines, its budge...

    POSTED 10 May, 2019 27 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines upgrades business class on Perth-Singapore flights

    EXCLUSIVE | Business class flyers jetting from Perth to Singapore are in for an upgrade with one of Singapore Airlines’ four daily return flights stepping up from an ageing Boeing 777-200 to a factory-fresh Airbus A350, fitted with the airline’s newest ‘regional’ business ...

    POSTED 26 Apr, 2019 12 Comments

  • Five great ways to spend 250,000 Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer miles

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel and has been updated for 2019. With a healthy balance of 250,000 KrisFlyer miles or more at your disposal, most of the world is within your reach, even when travelling in first ...

    POSTED 16 Apr, 2019 2 Comments

  • Booking a round-the-world trip with KrisFlyer miles

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. You’ve done the hard yards – probably a busy year flying with Singapore Airlines for work, and maybe with a credit card sign-up bonus to boot. Now, armed with ...

    POSTED 14 Apr, 2019 3 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines PPS Club and Solitaire: the unofficial guide

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. Singapore Airlines' PPS Club sits above the Star alliance member's better-known KrisFlyer loyalty program as a scheme that rewards the airline's highest-spending high flyers. ...

    POSTED 4 Apr, 2019 11 Comments

  • Best Visa, Mastercard credit cards for Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer

    Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer frequent flyer scheme is a savvy alternative to Qantas Frequent Flyer and Virgin Australia Velocity, as you'll often need fewer points – or miles, in KrisFlyer parlance – to book comparable flights, and with minimal taxes and fees to pay on the side,...

    POSTED 2 Apr, 2019 0 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines taps Airbus A350 for Brisbane business travel boost

    Singapore Airlines is set to make life sweeter for Brisbane's business travellers as the Star Alliance member shifts all four of its daily Brisbane-Singapore flights onto its latest Airbus A350 jets. The move comes as Singapore Airlines notches up 35 years of flights to the Queensland capit...

    POSTED 28 Mar, 2019 18 Comments

  • Singapore KrisFlyer lifts Star Alliance business class reward rates

    Members of Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer scheme will need more miles to book business class and first class flights with Star Alliance airlines around the globe from next month, adding up to 30,000 miles to the cost of flight bookings with the likes of Air Canada, Thai Airways, United and m...

    POSTED 25 Mar, 2019 3 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines goes big on Burgundy and boutique Grand Cru wines

    Looking for something different to sip while you soar above the clouds? Singapore Airlines is adding an extensive selection of artisanal wine labels to its already well-regarded cellar. The result will be the widest selection of Burgundy wines in the skies, with 47 labels from small-batch French...

    POSTED 21 Mar, 2019 3 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Elite Gold: the unofficial guide

    This article is part of our ongoing Business Travel 101 series for newcomers to the world of business travel. KrisFlyer Elite Gold is the highest tier of the Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer frequent flyer program and equivalent to Star Alliance Gold, which unlocks over 1,000 lounges across its...

    POSTED 20 Mar, 2019 17 Comments

  • Using KrisFlyer miles to book two flights with a single stopover

    Many business travellers don't simply fly from A to B: they often need to add a second leg to a journey in order to visit a regional office, attend a company event or conference, or even call on new clients to expand their business. If one of those cities for you is Singapore, and the other city...

    POSTED 14 Mar, 2019 5 Comments

  • How to 'Book the Cook' on Singapore Airlines flights

    Fancy dining on a roast rack of lamb, a multi-course Japanese kyo kaiseki or the perennial favourite of lobster thermidor on your next flight? Seasoned Singapore Airlines travellers  can do just that, thanks to the popular ‘Book the Cook’ menu which sees over 50 dishes available...

    POSTED 27 Feb, 2019 4 Comments

  • Singapore Airlines business class: 50% off KrisFlyer Miles bookings

    If you need to make a business trip to Singapore next month, now's the time to turn your mountain of KrisFlyer miles into a business class flight with Singapore Airlines. The airline's latest KrisFlyer Spontaneous Escapes promotion unlocks reward seats in the 'business class saver' category...

    POSTED 20 Feb, 2019 1 Comment

  • Singapore Airlines' SilkAir gets lie-flat business class

    Singapore Airlines' regional arm SilkAir will upgrade its Boeing 737 business class to lie-flat seats next year using Thompson Aero's popular Vantage design. The new business class seats will debut on SilkAir's growing Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet from May 2020 – the airline has five MAX 8s alre...

    POSTED 11 Feb, 2019 8 Comments

  • Here's how Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer changes will affect you

    Singapore Airlines is increasing the number of KrisFlyer miles required to book a points-based trip in business class, first class and even premium economy as of Thursday 24 January 2019. However, the rates for economy-class bookings remain unaffected, and the airline is also introducing a ...

    POSTED 3 Jan, 2019 26 Comments

  • The Qantas-Singapore Airlines merger that almost happened...

    As Qantas gears up to celebrate its 100th anniversary at the end of 2019, we look back to a time when the Australian flag-carrier almost merged with Singapore Airlines to create an Asia-Pacific colossus of aviation. After British Airways offloaded its 18.25% cornerstone stake in Qantas in late 2...

    POSTED 1 Jan, 2019 30 Comments

  • Your Virgin Australia Velocity points are about to lose their value

    Singapore Airlines will cut the 'exchange rate' for converting Virgin Australia Velocity frequent flyer points into its own KrisFlyer miles, in a move which reduces the transfer value of Velocity points and weakens a key component of the reward scheme. As of 1 January 2019, transferring Velocity...

    POSTED 27 Dec, 2018 29 Comments

  • Now you'll never miss out on your first choice of an inflight meal

    Singapore Airlines' Book The Cook service is a long-time favourite of the airline's frequent flyers – with hundreds of quality dishes spanning cuisines from Western to Japanese, Chinese, Malay, Thai, Indian and of course home-grown Singaporean treats, how could it be anything but a reliable...

    POSTED 21 Dec, 2018 13 Comments

  • Sydney-Singapore business class: here's how the airlines compare

    Flyers on the busy Sydney-Singapore corridor are spoilt for choice, with four carriers – Singapore Airlines, Qantas, British Airways and Scoot – offering a wide range of departure times, business class seating, service, lounges and more. Here's how they stack up for the business trave...

    POSTED 14 Dec, 2018 17 Comments

  • SilkAir goes daily on Cairns-Singapore flights

    Singapore Airlines’ regional subsidiary SilkAir will bump its Cairns-Singapore flights to a daily service from 2019, up from five weekly flights at present. From June 2 2019, that means the addition of return flights on Tuesdays and Sundays, and as with the airline’s current Far Nort...

    POSTED 14 Dec, 2018 4 Comments

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