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Boeing Statement on Singapore Airlines' Intent to Purchase 20 777-9s, 19 787-10s

Boeing is pleased that Singapore Airlines has announced its commitment to purchase 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners. The national carrier and 787-10 launch customer also announced its recommitment for its previous order for 30 787-10 airplanes. When finalized, the order will be posted on the Boeing Orders and Deliveries website. "Singapore Airlines has been a valued Boeing...

SIA flight from Milan grounded for more than 24 hours due to 'technical issue'

A Singapore Airlines flight from Milan to Singapore was grounded for more than 24 hours due to a "technical issue".  SQ377 was scheduled to depart from Milan's Malpensa Airport at 1pm on Friday (Oct 28) when it "encountered a technical issue while the aircraft was still on the ground", a spokesperson for the airline said.  "As the engineers on ground re...

Singapore Air opens up about longest nonstop

This week in San Francisco, Singapore Airlines put on a posh gala at the St Regis to celebrate the launch of its newest, longest nonstop flight between San Francisco to Singapore. SIA will deploy its newest aircraft, an Airbus A350, on the 17-or-so-hour flight, the first of which departs from SFO this Sunday. It’s the first time an Airbus A350 has touched dow...

Singapore Airlines Adds Dusseldorf To Route Network

Dusseldorf has become the third German city in Singapore Airlines’ route network, with the arrival of flight SQ338 from Singapore this morning. The new route is being served with the latest-generation aircraft to join the Singapore Airlines fleet, the Airbus A350-900. The first service departed Singapore Changi Airport at around 11:40 p.m. local time July 21 and arrived at Dusseldorf Airp...

Singapore Airlines plane catches fire while making emergency landing

A plane carrying 241 people has caught fire as it made an emergency landing at Singapore’s Changi Airport. Passenger on Singapore Airlines Flight SQ368 from Changi Airport to Milan said they clapped as the jet made what appeared to be a smooth emergency landing. But seconds later, the right engine and wing were ablaze, with flames engulfing the right side of the jet. No one was in...

Singapore Airlines plane in near-collision at South Korea's Incheon airport

A Singapore Airlines plane was involved in a near-collision with a Korean Air jet at Incheon International Airport in Seoul last Thursday (May 5), local media reported. Disaster was narrowly averted when an air traffic controller ordered SQ16, which was bound for San Francisco, to make an emergency stop after KE929, which was headed for the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, unexpectedly taxied...

Singapore Airlines November 2015 Operating Results

The operating results for November 2015 are given in the table below. In November 2015, Singapore Airlines’ systemwide passenger carriage (measured in revenue passenger kilometres) improved 2.0% compared to last year, against a 1.9% reduction in capacity (measured in available seat kilometres). Consequently, passenger load factor (PLF) improved 3.1 percentage points to 78.8%. PLF ...