Tag: Singapore Airlines

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 […]

Scoot Takes Delivery of its First A320neo

Reading Time: 1 minute Scoot, the low cost wing of Singapore Airlines, has taken delivery of its first A320neo in Toulouse, France. Scoot has placed orders for 39 A320neo aircraft under its fleet renewal programme. The new addition complements the airline’s existing fleet of 27 A320ceo Family aircraft. Powered by Pratt and Whitney Pure Power engines, the new aircraft features […]

World’s New Longest Nonstop Flight: Tickets on Sale

Reading Time: 1 minute Would you like to take a seat in a brand new Airbus A350 Ultra Long Range aircraft recently delivered to Singapore Airlines? Even more, would you like to enter the history flying a record-breaking, new longest direct flight in the world? After picking its newest aircraft, Singapore Airlines will start flying non-stop between Singapore and […]

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 […]

easyJet Partners with Singapore Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute easyJet, Singapore Airlines and its low cost subsidiary airline Scoot will join the ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ global connections service, connecting easyJet customers with South East Asia with Singapore Airlines via Milan Malpensa airport and with Scoot through Berlin Tegel. The service is expected to be available within the coming months. Singapore Airlines and Scoot join […]

First Ultra Long Range A350 XWB Rolls Out of Paintshop

Reading Time: 1 minute The first Ultra Long Range Airbus A350 XWB to be delivered to launch customer Singapore Airlines has rolled out of the paintshop in the carrier’s distinctive livery. Now at an advanced stage of production, the aircraft will undergo further testing before being delivered to the airline in the coming months. Singapore Airlines has ordered seven […]

Major Blow to Airbus A380 Program as TwoJets to Be Stripped for Parts

Reading Time: 2 minutes After ten years in operation, Singapore Airlines chose not to renew its lease on two Airbus A380-800s in 2017. Owners of the two ‘superjumbos’, the Dr. Peters Group, a Dortmund, Germany-based traditional financial and management holding company, have subsequently failed to attract buyers for the jets, having made approaches to several airlines, including, British Airways, […]

Singapore Airlines To Launch World’s Longest Commercial Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch the world’s longest commercial flights in October, with non-stop services between Singapore and New York using the new Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range). Flights are to be launched on 11 October 2018, to Newark Liberty International Airport. The route will initially be served three times a week, departing Singapore on Monday, Thursday […]

Silkair to Be Merged with Singapore Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional wing, SilkAir, is to undergo a significant investment programme to upgrade its cabin products as part of a multi-year initiative that will ultimately see it merged into SIA. The programme will comprise investment of more than $100 million to upgrade the wholly owned subsidiary’s cabins with new lie-flat seats in Business […]

Ultra Long Range A350 XWB Completes First Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB, MSN 216, has successfully completed its first flight. The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB Family will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines in second half 2018. The aircraft powered by Rolls-Royce […]