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Airbus Delivers its First Ultra Long Range A350 XWB to Singapore Airlines

Airbus has delivered the first A350-900 Ultra Long Range (ULR) aircraft to launch customer Singapore Airlines (SIA). The aircraft is being prepared for flight and is scheduled to depart Toulouse for Singapore later today. The latest variant of the best-selling A350 XWB is capable of flying further in commercial service than any other aircraft, with […]

SIA To Debut New A350-900 Medium Haul Aircraft On Singapore-Adelaide Route

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced Adelaide as the launch destination for its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft. Slated to commence daily operations on 17 December 2018, the new A350-900 will operate as SQ279 from Singapore to Adelaide, and return as SQ278, from Adelaide to Singapore, subject to regulatory approval. The new A350-900 medium-haul aircraft […]

Airbus rolls out first A350 XWB Ultra Long Range jet

The first Ultra Long Range version of the A350 XWB has rolled out of the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse, France, on February 28, 2018. The latest variant of the A350 XWB family will be able to fly further than any other commercial airliner and will enter service with launch operator Singapore Airlines (SIA) […]

Scoot To Take Over SilkAir’s Langkawi, Pekanbaru and Kalibo Services

SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines (SIA), will be transferring its services to Langkawi in Malaysia, Pekanbaru in Indonesia and Kalibo in the Philippines to Scoot, the low-cost subsidiary of SIA. SilkAir’s last Langkawi, Pekanbaru and Kalibo services are scheduled for 8 April, 30 May and 28 June 2018 respectively. Currently, SilkAir flies three […]

New names in bid for Air India revealed

Tata Group and Singapore Airlines are open to bidding for troubled India’s national carrier Air India, Reuters reports. The spokesperson for Tata Group first mentioned this option in October 2017, but said the Group would first evaluate key factors such as real estate, liabilities, debts, etc. In October 2017 rumors emerged that Air India might […]

Singapore Airlines receives first of five new A380s

Singapore Airlines took the delivery of the first of five new A380 aircraft scheduled to join the carrier’s fleet over the coming year. The plane is equipped with widely advertised newly launched on-board cabin products and innovations. “We are proud to deliver the first of five new A380s to Singapore Airlines featuring the carrier’s beautiful […]

Did Singapore Airlines miss… an airport?

On December 4, 2017 Singapore Airlines aircraft missed the runway of Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport instead heading off for a much smaller airport nearby, according to the local ATC. Singapore Airlines, in turn, deny that such incident occurred. The pilot allegedely mistook the assigned runway 9 at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport and flew towards […]

Singapore Airlines selects Airbus for A380 retrofit programme

Singapore Airlines selected Airbus to provide cabin retrofit services for 14 A380 aircraft which are currently in service with the airline. The retrofit work will be undertaken at SIA Engineering Company in Singapore and is expected to start in late 2018, with all 14 aircraft scheduled for completion by 2020. Under the agreement, Airbus will […]

Singapore Airlines finalises $13.8 billion Boeing order

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has formally signed a firm order with Boeing for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s, announced during the Singapore Prime Minister visit to US earlier in October 2017. The purchase agreement comprises 39 firm orders, as well as six options for each aircraft type – which if exercised will enlarge the deal to […]