Tag: Singapore

REVEALED | World’s Best Airport 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Airports are indispensable part of air travel. Undoubtedly, contributing to general quality and comfort of your travel. So, which airport is “a must” to visit in 2019 to get the best experience? This week, Skytrax, “Oscars of the aviation industry”, has released the results of their annual airport customer satisfaction survey. For the seventh consecutive […]

Singapore Suspends Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft Operations

Reading Time: < 1 minute In light of fatal accidents of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines involving Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced temporarily suspending operations of all variants of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft into and out of the country.  The suspension took effect 12 March 2019 2 PM local time. According to […]

Singapore Changes LA Route Due to North Korean Missile Test

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore Airlines has changed the flight route of its daily Singapore Changi-Los Angeles Int’l service to avoid the Sea of Japan where North Korea conducts missile testing, the carrier has announced. The previously unannounced change was introduced in July after North Korea had conducted two tests of powerful intercontinental ballistic missiles capable of reaching the […]

5 Airports Prove to Be the Best in the World

Reading Time: < 1 minute Air travel is no longer a luxury commodity – on the contrary, it proves to be as indispensable to everyday life as medicine or telecommunications. Apart from occupying a pivotal role in the social development, aviation also brings enormous benefits to modern economies by unlocking their potential for more profitable trade and tourism. Without a […]

Emirates A380 Collides With Scoot’s 787 in Singapore

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Emirates A380 flight departing for Tianjin from Singapore’s Changi Airport collided with another aircraft. All passengers have been reported safe. Emirates has said it’s aircraft is “slightly damaged” after the pushback with Singapore’s Scoot flight TZ18 carrying 303. Pictures on social media show minimal damage on Emirates’ A380 wingtip but gashing on Scoot’s 787. […]

Singapore to Buy Airbus and Boeing Helicopters

Reading Time: < 1 minute Singapore has agreed to buy new military helicopters from Airbus and Boeing Co to replace its aging fleet of Super Pumas and Chinooks, the city-state’s defense ministry said on Monday. Singapore has the largest defense budget in Southeast Asia at a time when China’s increasingly assertive actions in the disputed South China Sea spur regional […]

Singapore’s SATS Ltd to build $29M Cargo Facility at Saudi’s KFIA

Reading Time: 2 minutes Singapore’s biggest ground handler at Changi Airport, SATS, is investing about SR108 million to build new air cargo facilities at King Fahd International Airport (KFIA) in Dammam. The move is part of an ambitious plan to expand SATS reach in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, said top Singapore officials while speaking to Arab News […]

Magnetic MRO, Kuehne + Nagel Team Up for Engine Logistics Cooperation

Reading Time: < 1 minute Estonia-based Magnetic MRO has signed a cooperation with logistics firm Kuehne + Nagel to offer a mutual engine stand management and logistics support solution to their MRO, OEM, airline and leasing customers. The deal will see both firms’ offerings being combined: Magnetic MRO’s EngineStands24.com and Kuehne + Nagel’s KN EngineChain solution, which they said will […]

BOC Aviation Places Orders for Five A321ceo Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based global aircraft leasing company, has placed a firm order for five more A321 aircraft in addition to an order announced in January for 30 A320 Family aircraft which included 15 A321s (eight A321neo and seven A321ceo). “We have increased our order for the A321 in response to the market trend and […]

IATA: Aviation Could Be Worth $88b to Singapore Economy in 20 Years

Reading Time: 2 minutes The number of air travellers and aviation-related jobs in Singapore could more than double in 20 years, according to a new study by a global airline body. This would increase the industry’s contribution to Singapore’s gross domestic product by the same quantum to an estimated US$65 billion (S$88 billion) in 2035, said the International Air […]