Tag: Singapore Airlines

Singapore Air’s A380 Restaurant Bookings Sold Out in 30 Minutes

Reading Time: 2 minutes National carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) introduced in September a dining experience on the grounded Airbus A380 sold out within half an hour of being released. Aviation enthusiasts who missed out on this pre-booking option to be delighted by the news that the airline has now added more dates to its exclusive dining experience. SIA’s double-decker […]

Singapore Airlines Secures $7.2 Billion in New Liquidity

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced that it is more or less ready to go through the challenges created by the pandemic and its impacts, as the company has raised $7.2 billion of liquidity. The money have been secured through the recent rights issue ($6.3 billion) and through a mix of secured and unsecured credit facilities ($647 […]

SIA Grounds Almost All Aircraft Across Its Airlines’ Network

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore Airlines has announced that it will further cut the capacity that had been originally scheduled up to end-April by 96%. The outbreak of the coronavirus is further putting aviation into a deepening crisis. The SIA Group said that it is the biggest challenge it has ever faced since its establishment. Following further reductions, the […]

Which Airlines Have Already Ordered Boeing 777X?

Reading Time: < 1 minute The long-awaited, long-anticipated and groundbreaking Boeing 777X is already on track to explore the horizons above the ground for the first time. It is hard to say that the road of the 777X from its launch in 2013 to its maiden flight has been easy. The seven-year flight has been rather turbulent. But the time […]

Air France Retires Its First Airbus A380

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first out of 10 Airbus A380 operated by Air France has been already returned to the lessor Dr. Peters Group and reached Malta to be stripped of the carrier’s livery. After Singapore Airlines, the French carrier has become the second one to phase this superjumbo jet out of its fleet. Earlier this year Air France […]

Which Airlines Are Still Flying Iconic Airbus A380?

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Airbus A380. The superjumbo. The giant. The icon of modern aviation. Whatever you call it, it is still world’s biggest commercial aircraft ever built. It is an eye-catching flying object for those not related to aviation. It is a breathtaking experience for ordinary flyers travelling with the A380. It is a spectacular view for […]

Scoot Stops Flying to Four Cities: Weak Demand and Aircraft Shortage

Reading Time: < 1 minute Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group launched in 2012 and merged with Tigerair in 2017, announced suspending flights to four cities amid weak demand and lack of aircraft resources. The airline said it will stop operating all flights to Lucknow, Kalibo, Quanzhou and Male. All the flights are served by Airbus A320 […]

SIA Grounds Two Boeing 787s Over Trent Engine Problems

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore Airlines, the flag carrier airline of Singapore, has grounded two of  its Boeing 787-10 aircraft due to pending Trent 1000 TEN engine replacements. In the statement the airline said that “during recent routine inspections of Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines on Singapore Airlines’ Boeing 787-10 fleet, premature blade deterioration was found on some engines”. […]

TripAdvisor: 10 Best Airlines for 2019

Reading Time: < 1 minute TripAdvisor has announced the winners of its Travelers’ Choice® awards for Airlines for the third year running. Flyers voted TOP 10 airlines worldwide to be the best to explore the world with in 2019. The best one, determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings submitted […]

Singapore Airlines Boeing 777 Reports Loss of Cabin Pressure

Reading Time: < 1 minute A Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-300, performing flight from Singapore (Singapore) to Paris Charles de Gaulle (France) with 234 passengers and 17 crew, reported loss of cabin pressure. Aircraft was climbing out of Singapore when the crew stopped the climb at FL240 due to problems with the cabin pressure. The crew subsequently initiated an emergency descent […]