Johannesburg to Be SIA’s Second A350-900 Long-Haul Destination

Singapore Airlines will initially deploy A350-900s on the Singapore-Johannesburg route on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Read more

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of its first Airbus A350-900, becoming the fifth operator of an A350 XWB widebody airliner.

Read more

Singapore Airlines and Lufthansa Group have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two airline groups operating routes between Singapore and Europe on a joint-venture basis, in addition to expanding codeshare ties significantly and deepening commercial cooperation.

Read more

SIA’s new agreement with Airbus will see seven of the 63 A350-900s the carrier has on firm order upgraded to a new version called the A350-900ULR, which will have a range of up to 8,700 nautical miles and enable it to resume non-stop services linking Singapore with Los Angeles and New York.

Read more

Singapore Airlines expects to begin serving Amsterdam from Singapore with A350-900s by April.

Read more

Finnair’s first Airbus A350-900 will start long-haul service on November 21, when the aircraft flies from Helsinki to Shanghai.

Read more

Finnair has begun selling tickets for its first long-haul services with the Airbus A350-900 and reveals its first long-haul destination with the type will be Shanghai. It has also detailed a series of shorter, intra-Europe A350-900 commercial flights it will operate in October before serving Shanghai.

Read more

The airline will introduce its Premium Economy Class on August 9, when passengers traveling on select flights from Singapore to Sydney will be able to sit in Singapore Airlines’ new cabin class.

Read more

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways will launch a new route on June 12 from Narita International Airport near Tokyo to Houston, subject to receiving required government approvals.

Read more

The airline announced it would introduce the Airbus A380 on the route following approval on August 7 from New Zealand’s Minister of Transport for SIA’s proposed antitrust-immunized alliance with Air New Zealand on routes between the two island nations.

Read more

Singapore Airlines plans to operate A380s daily to both Mumbai and New Delhi from May 30, replacing daily flights that currently serve each city using Boeing 777-200s. SIA will continue to operate a second daily flight on each of the routes with Boeing 777-200s.

Read more

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand have agreed to form an alliance which will enable Air New Zealand to fly the Auckland-Singapore route again and Singapore Airlines to operate the Airbus A380 to New Zealand for the first time.

Read more

As a result of the new codeshare agreement, Singapore Airlines and EVA Air customers traveling between Singapore and Taipei now have a choice of three daily flights: one operated by EVA Air and two by SIA.

Read more

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways is proposing to launch services to Vancouver and Hanoi for the first time, planning to serve both destinations from Tokyo Haneda Airport from March 30. ANA also plans to introduce new routes on March 30 from Tokyo Haneda Airport to London Heathrow, Paris Charles de Gaulle, Jakarta and Manila.

Read more

Star Alliance carriers Singapore Airlines and Ethiopian Airlines are expanding their existing codeshare agreement with effect from December 3.

Read more

The Boeing 787-8 departed Paine Field in Everett, Washington on the evening of October 2 for a 6,540-nautical mile non-stop flight to Royal Brunei Airlines’ base at Brunei International Airport, which serves the country’s capital Bandar Seri Begawan.

Read more

In September, passengers traveling on select flights between Singapore and London will be the first to experience the new cabin products, installed in SIA’s First, Business and Economy classes. Singapore Airlines will roll out the new seats and KrisWorld in-flight entertainment system to other routes as additional new aircraft enter service.

Read more

Singapore Airlines is boosting its Indonesia services from July by introducing a daily flight to Surabaya, along with increasing service frequency to the capital Jakarta and the resort island of Bali.

Read more

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

Read more