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Singapore Airlines selects Airbus for A380 retrofit programme

14 aircraft currently in service to receive airline’s new cabin products Airbus has been selected by Singapore Airlines (SIA) to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft currently in service with the carrier. The retrofit programme, which will be undertaken at SIA Engineering Company in Singapore, will see the airline’s recently launched cabin products installed on the a...

Singapore Airlines unveils its New A380 experience

The world’s first carrier to operate the A380 – Singapore Airlines – has taken the passenger experience to a new level with a new cabin being rolled across its entire fleet of iconic double-deck Airbus jet. The new cabin results from four years of development and an investment by the airline of $850 million, reaffirming its ongoing full commitment to the aircraft type. &ldq...

Boeing, Singapore Airlines Announce Order for 39 Airplanes

Deal includes 20 777-9s and 19 787-10 Dreamliners Ceremony in the presence of President Trump and Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong Boeing and Singapore Airlines formally announced a deal for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s, during a ceremony at the White House.  The order, previously attributed to an unidentified customer, is worth $13.8 billion at current lis...

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...