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The deal was completed in 2012 and follows an initial announcement from Airbus and Singapore Airlines about the new order last October. As part of the deal, Airbus has agreed to take back in part exchange five Airbus A340-500s now operated by SIA in all-business class configuration.

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SIA says its cabin-upgrade program for its Boeing 777-200ER fleet will provide greater product consistency across the airline’s long-haul fleet, with Business Class seats that convert into full-flat beds and larger in-flight entertainment screen sizes for both Business Class and Economy Class.

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The codeshare agreement offers seamless booking by allowing Singapore Airlines to have its ‘SQ’ flight code on single tickets for passengers traveling between Asia and various Virgin America destinations in the U.S.

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Singapore Airlines has agreed to sell its 49 per cent stake in Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd to Delta Air Lines for $360 million in cash. Together with its share purchase, Delta Air Lines has reached agreement with Virgin Atlantic Airways to form a new joint venture on transatlantic routes.

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Singapore Airlines and Star Alliance partner Aegean Airlines have signed a reciprocal codeshare deal, which goes into effect on December 1.

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SIA’s latest A380 order will be the third to be placed by the airline and its A350 XWB order the second. Singapore Airlines now operates 19 Airbus A380s and already had firm orders in place for 20 A350s, for delivery from 2015. SIA will transfer 20 Boeing 787s on order to low-cost arm Scoot and return its five A340-500s to Airbus.

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Under the agreement, Lake Forest, California-based Panasonic Avionics will supply IFEC systems for 20 Airbus A350-900 widebodies due for delivery from 2014, as well as for 15 more Airbus A330-300s and eight more Boeing 777-300ERs, deliveries of which are due to begin next year.

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Singapore Airlines has formally launched its international in-flight connectivity service as part of a US$50 million program to bring Internet and mobile data services to its customers throughout their flights.

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SilkAir operates 16 round-trips a week to Yangon with single-aisle Airbus A320-family aircraft. Singapore Airlines will take over seven of those round-trips with Boeing 777-200 widebody aircraft, increasing the group’s weekly seat capacity on the route by 55 per cent.

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Singapore Airlines has appointed architectural and interior design firm Ong&Ong to develop a new airport-lounge design concept which will be applied to all of the airline’s SilverKris lounges worldwide.

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The carriers expect the partnership to lead to growth in existing air services between Singapore and Scandinavia, and, subject to market conditions at the appropriate time, pave the way for a new route between Singapore and Stockholm.

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Singapore Airlines will mark its 40th anniversary of operating direct services between Singapore and Osaka by operating daily Airbus A380 flights between Changi International Airport and Kansai International Airport from Friday, August 10 to Wednesday, August 15.

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Currently, Singapore Airlines operates two of the flights with A380 superjumbos and one with a Boeing 777-300ER. From June 1, the third daily service will also be operated by an A380.

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Singapore Airlines currently serves five Australian cities: Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. By putting its ‘SQ’ flight-designator code on Virgin Australia-operated flights, SIA is adding 20 more cities to its codeshare network.

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SIA’s inaugural A380 service to New York was scheduled to touch down at JFK at 11:10 a.m. on January 16, but according to Flightstats.com actually landed early at 10:39 a.m. The aircraft was scheduled to depart New York JFK again at 8:10 p.m., bound for Frankfurt and Singapore.

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Singapore Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines have agreed to boost services between Singapore and destinations in Scandinavia – with Sweden’s capital Stockholm potentially among the cities to be served non-stop from the Asian hub.

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Singapore Airlines is adjusting service frequencies to various destinations during its northern summer operating season from March 25 to October 27, in order to match capacity to prevailing demand for travel.

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As part of a joint plan to increase services to northern Australia, Singapore Airlines’ regional full-service airline SilkAir will begin four-times-weekly service between Singapore and Darwin on March 26. Virgin Australia will complement these flights with daily service between Sydney and Darwin from April 2.

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has given formal approval for Singapore Airlines’ proposed alliance with Virgin Australia, the final regulatory approval needed for the two carriers to proceed with their wide-ranging alliance.

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