The Virgin Australia / Singapore Airlines alliance is ready to take off, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission today approving the partnership for a five year period. Velocity frequent flyers can also look forward to accruing status credits on Singapore Airlines flights, as wel...
POSTED 1 Dec, 2011 2 Comments
Singapore Airlines will begin flying its revamped Airbus A380 -- fitted with an all-business class upper deck, along the same lines as Korean Air's A380 -- to London and Zurich from October 1st, according to flight schedules logged into the global distribution system (GDS) use...
POSTED 8 Aug, 2011 1 Comment
Singapore Airlines has faced up to the many problems of its new website design, with the CEO making a contrite apology to customers. Goh Choon Phong wrote: On behalf of Singapore Airlines, I would like to offer our sincere apology for the inconvenience caused as a result of issues that arose ...
POSTED 15 Jul, 2011 5 Comments
Singapore’s towering Marina Bay Sands is offering lobby check-in for Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights – although the convenience comes at a small cost. Guests are charged a handling fee of S$25 for every two bags deposited at the check-in counter, a joint venture between MBS an...
POSTED 12 Jul, 2011 1 Comment
Singapore Airlines will introduce its highly-regarded Airbus A380 onto the Singapore-Japan-US route next year, flying via Narita to Los Angeles (LAX). As of March 27, the SQ11 and SQ12 flights – said to be among SQ’s most profitable services – will be upgraded from the current ...
POSTED 15 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
Update Singapore Airlines has now confirmed a new series of Airbus A380s with business class cabin running the entire length of the upper deck, and airline booking systems are showing this will make its debut on the Sydney-Singapore SQ221/212 service on June 20th. Read our updated report on...
POSTED 14 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
Singapore Airlines is putting its Airbus A380 back into the skies between Sydney and Singapore from Friday December 10, albeit on a limited basis. One of the two daily flights between Singapore and Sydney will take place on the superjumbo. This will be the SQ231 and SQ222 services, which depart ...
POSTED 9 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
Singapore Airlines, Emirates and Cathay Pacific have been voted the world's best international airlines in the Zagat.com 2010 airline survey. The 8,000 frequent fliers who took part in the surve, and collectively made almost 140,000 flights in the past year, chose Singapore Airlines as having...
POSTED 2 Dec, 2010 0 Comments
Singapore Airlines is adding a second daily A380 service between Sydney and Singapore.As of Sunday 31st October, the daily SQ222 flight which departs Sydney at 4.30pm will use an A380 instead of the current B777.For Singapore Airlines this represents a boost of 193 seats, but for passengers it me...
POSTED 29 Oct, 2010 0 Comments
Airlines around the world have placed orders for some 850 of Boeing’s revolutionary but much-delayed 787 Dreamliner. Qantas has 50 on the cards, as does United-Continental; another 50 are earmarked for Etihad, 24 for British Airways, 20 for Singapore Airlines and 15 for Virgin Atlantic. S...
POSTED 24 Oct, 2010 0 Comments
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