Tag: SIA

Singapore Airlines Receives First Ultra Long Range Airbus A350 XWB

Reading Time: 1 minute Airbus has delivered the first A350-900 Ultra Long Range (ULR) aircraft to launch customer Singapore Airlines (SIA).  Altogether, SIA has ordered seven A350-900ULR aircraft, configured in a two-class layout, with 67 Business Class seats and 94 Premium Economy Class seats. SIA will begin operating the A350-900ULR on 11th October, when it will launch non-stop services […]

SIA and CAE to Launch Pilot Training Centre in Singapore

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines (SIA) and CAE announced that they will launch operations of their new Singapore CAE Flight Training joint venture for pilot training in Singapore next month. SIA and CAE have concluded the establishment of the joint venture company and all regulatory approvals have been obtained. Plans for the joint venture were announced in August […]

New Airbus Asia Training Centre opens in Singapore

Reading Time: 2 minutes The new Airbus Asia Training Centre (AATC), a joint venture owned 55% by Airbus and 45% by Singapore Airlines (SIA), was officially opened in Singapore today. The opening ceremony was hosted by Fabrice Brégier, President and Chief Executive Officer, Airbus and Goh Choon Phong, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Airlines, in the presence of S Iswaran, […]

Singapore Airlines Hires Women Pilots for The First Time

Reading Time: 2 minutes Singapore Airlines (SIA) has, for the first time, hired women to fly its planes. Two of them joined in August last year during the last intake of cadet pilots. Their training – in Singapore and Australia – will take between two and three years, after which they will be rostered for commercial flights. SIA spokesman […]

Singapore Airlines’ First Airbus A350-900

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines’ first Airbus A350-900 arrived in Singapore this morning from the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse. The aircraft’s arrival was celebrated in grandeur with a spectacular water cannon salute and a ceremony graced by Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, Mr Khaw Boon Wan, as well as distinguished guests who had […]