Singapore Airlines extends PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite statuses for another year

Singapore, 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) is extending PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite statuses, rolling over Elite miles, pausing the expiration of miles in 2022, and introducing new programme benefits that further rewards its loyal members. Extension of PPS Club and KrisFlyer Elite Memberships, Rollover of Elite Miles All PPS Club… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and the National University of Singapore team up to accelerate digital transformation of Singapore’s aviation sector

S$45 million research facility to develop cutting-edge solutions in traveller-centric digital services, revenue management, security and safety in air travel, and organisational effectiveness and workplace productivity Singapore, 2022-Jan-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) today (10 January 2022) launched a new digital aviation corporate laboratory, which… Read the full press release

Vistara appoints Vinod Kannan as Chief Executive Officer

Delhi, India, 2022-Jan-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Vistara, India’s finest full-service carrier and a joint venture of Tata group and Singapore Airlines, today (01 January 2022) announced the appointment of Mr. Vinod Kannan as Chief Executive Officer, effective 01 January 2022. Also, Mr. Deepak Rajawat has been elevated to take up the role of… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airlines expands codeshare arrangements with Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2021-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 November 2021) announced that they will reactivate their codeshare arrangement between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, and expand it to include 15 domestic points in Malaysia, seven destinations in Europe, and two cities in South Africa. This follows the announcement that… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines launches Boeing 737-8 New Cabin Products

Singapore, 2021-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (16 November 2021) launched its highly-anticipated new cabin products, which will be rolled out on its Boeing 737-8 fleet in the coming weeks. This elevates the customer experience on board the Airline’s narrowbody aircraft fleet to a level similar to its widebody aircraft, offering… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines teams up with Golden Door to bring health-focused meals and well-being options to its flights between Singapore and the USA

Singapore, 2021-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (13 October 2021) announced a partnership with world-renowned health and wellness retreat Golden Door, which is based in California, the United States of America (USA). With healthy travel a priority for everyone who flies, this partnership will bring a new roster of health-focused meals,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group expands quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane network to 14 cities

Singapore, 2021-Oct-12 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today (09 October 2021) expanded its quarantine-free Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) network to 14 cities, with additional points expected to be announced in the coming weeks. This comes as Singapore widened its VTL arrangements to include Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, South… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport’s new Terminal Two extension to open on Wednesday this week

Jet2.com, TUI and Singapore Airlines will be the first to operate flights from the new facilities, with more to follow over the coming weeks Details of shops, bars and restaurants that will open revealed Two new lounges will offer passengers a relaxed space pre-flight Covid-19 safety measures to give passengers peace of mind as they fly… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes Singapore Airlines’ resumption of its nonstop Manchester-Singapore route

First flight launches 17 July Three weekly departures on the A350-900 aircraft Manchester, UK, 2021-Jun-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A week after the Airline celebrated its 50th anniversary of flying from the UK, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is delighted to announce the return of its nonstop Manchester-Singapore route, beginning on 17th July 2021. Initially, the flight will operate three times… Read the full press release

dnata expand UAE partnership with Singapore Airlines

Dubai, UAE, 2021-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, a leading global air and travel services provider, and Singapore Airlines are expanding their long-standing partnership in the UAE. Following more than 45 years of successful cooperation in Dubai, dnata Representation Services, part of the dnata Travel Group, has been selected to provide a comprehensive range… Read the full press release

The Singapore Airlines Group announces new initiatives to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Singapore, 2021-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group today (24 May 2021) announced its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, reinforcing its long-standing strategy of working towards decarbonisation and environmental sustainability across its operations. The Group’s airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot and SIA Cargo, will use multiple levers to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines earns Diamond rating in the Global Airline Health And Safety Audit

Singapore, 2021-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has been awarded the Diamond rating – the highest level attainable – in the APEX Health Safety powered by SimpliFlying audit of global airlines. The audit, which was jointly conducted by industry body Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) and aviation strategy firm SimpliFlying, involved a… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Vistara sign Commercial Cooperation Framework Agreement

Singapore/New Delhi, 2020-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Vistara, a joint venture between Tata Sons Private Limited and SIA, have signed a Commercial Cooperation Framework Agreement. This agreement will further strengthen SIA’s and Vistara’s existing partnership and enable them to offer seamless services to their customers by harmonising efforts in capacity… Read the full press release

The SIA Group announces senior management appointments

Singapore, 2020-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ —  The SIA Group is pleased to announce several senior management appointments, all effective 1 April 2020. Mr Mak Swee Wah, Executive Vice President Commercial, will assume the post of Executive Vice President Operations. He will be responsible for SIA’s Cabin Crew, Customer Services and Operations, Engineering, and Flight… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport welcomes Singapore Airlines’ non-stop service to Singapore

Singapore, 2019-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — As of 25 October 2020, Singapore Airlines will be operating a non-stop service between Singapore and Brussels. The attractiveness of the Belgian market and the quality of Brussels Airport’ infrastructure have convinced the Asian carrier to start operations in Brussels. Following direct flights to Beijing, Tokyo, Bangkok, Shenzhen and Hong… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Singapore Tourism Board launch light-hearted film series to showcase the depth and breadth of Singapore

Singapore, 2019-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will take Singapore to the world stage with the launch of a light-hearted film series, titled ‘Unexpected Journeys’. The series – with three episodes spanning 20 minutes each – aims to surprise global audiences with the impressive range and value… Read the full press release

SilkAir to transfer its services to Busan in South Korea to Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2019-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA)’s regional wing, SilkAir, today (12 September 2019) announced that it will be transferring its services to Busan in South Korea to SIA. Taking effect from 28 October 2019, the transfer will enable SIA to boost seat capacity on the route by 76%, to meet growing travel… Read the full press release

EVA Air makes Milan Malpensa its first European route in 20 years

Asian carrier is a ‘Five-Star’ addition to Malpensa’s airline portfolio; four times weekly service from Taipei Taoyuan in Taiwan to begin in February 2020.

Singapore Airlines announces SGD 50 million renovation program for SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport Terminal 3

Singapore, 2019-Jul-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) will be investing more than SGD 50 million in a major revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport Terminal 3. Renovations are due to commence in August 2019 and are expected to be completed by mid-2021. The redevelopment project will see an… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines named Best Airline in the World by TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year

Singapore, 2019-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines has been named Best Airline in the World by renowned travel site TripAdvisor for the second consecutive year. “We are very pleased to be back-to-back winner of the Best Airline in the World accolade in these prestigious awards,” said Singapore Airlines CEO, Mr Goh Choon Phong. “We… Read the full press release

O. R. Tambo International Airport welcomes inaugural Singapore Airlines’ evening flights between South Africa and Singapore

KEMPTON PARK, South Africa, 2019-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The first of Singapore Airlines’ three evening flights between South Africa and Singapore took to the skies from O. R. Tambo International Airport last night (31 March) With demand growing for connectivity to Singapore’s Changi Airport as a gateway to Asia, Singapore Airlines now provides 10… Read the full press release

SIA’s World Gourmet Forum 2019: “A Taste of the Future”

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) acclaimed International Culinary Panel (ICP) will be embarking on a new approach in the year ahead with seasonal menus that are prepared in a lighter cuisine style. The initiative, which was one of many announced at SIA’s World Gourmet Forum today, is the latest addition to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines embarks on several enhancements to its in-flight offerings

SIA will be the first airline to offer worldwide pre-ordering of meals for Premium Economy Class Parents of young flyers will be able to pre-order meals from three different cuisine types as part of the enhanced Child Meal programme  Menu choices for Indian Vegetarian and Muslim meals will be enhanced and rotated more frequently for… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces enhanced focus on environmentally responsible practices on board

Singapore, 2019-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines is contributing more to greener skies by further reducing food wastage on board, cutting back on the use of plastics for in-flight items and increasing the use of sustainable ingredients in in-flight meals. “We are proud to have embarked on a new era of greater sustainability, with… Read the full press release

Mission possible for Milan Malpensa

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SEA Milan attends Asian route development conference in Cebu, Philippines to attract more routes to and from the region.  CEBU, Philippines, 2019-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — “Asia and Australia are key growth regions for Milan,” confides Andrea Tucci, VP Aviation Business Development at SEA, Linate and Malpensa airports operator. “In 2018, we registered 1.2 million direct… Read the full press release

SilkAir to upgrade Business Class seats on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet with Thompson Aero Seating

Singapore, 2019-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional wing, SilkAir, has selected Thompson Aero Seating for the upgrade of Business Class seats on its Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. The upgrades are a part of a significant investment programme that will eventually see SilkAir merged into SIA. The upgrades will commence in May… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines unveils its new digital innovation lab, KrisLab

Singapore, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines has today (29 January 2019) formally opened its new digital innovation lab, known as KrisLab, as part of the SIA Group’s significant investment programme aimed at making it the world’s leading digital airline. The unveiling of KrisLab is in line with the Airline’s Digital Innovation Blueprint which… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines appoints TBWA and PHD for creative and media services

Singapore, 2019-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines has selected two agencies under the Omnicom group, TBWA and PHD, for creative and media services following an extensive six-month pitch process. The appointment will take effect from 1 April 2019 and the contract will be for five years. The announcement follows a competitive selection process… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft made its inaugural flight from Singapore to Adelaide

Aircraft feature new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products First SIA aircraft with Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system Singapore, 2018-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (18 December 2018) welcomed the entry into service of its new Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft as it made its inaugural flight from Singapore to… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines further enhances its digital capabilities with the acquisition of minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic

Singapore, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has acquired a minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic, in a move to further enhance its digital capabilities. The stake in Data Republic was acquired through a placement of new shares. A statement of no objection was received recently from the Australian Foreign Investment Review… Read the full press release