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

Scoot to take over SilkAir’s routes ahead of SilkAir’s merger into Singapore Airlines

Singapore, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Scoot is to take over a number of SilkAir’s routes over the next two years, ahead of SilkAir’s merger into Singapore Airlines (SIA). Scoot will also be transferring some of its services to existing destinations served by SIA and SilkAir. The changes are expected to take place between April… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces non-stop flights between Singapore and Seattle

Fifth US city in SIA network, and fourth served non-stop from Singapore Announcement coincides with tomorrow’s launch of non-stop Singapore-Los Angeles flights Singapore, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Seattle will become the fifth US city in Singapore Airlines’ route network – and the fourth to be served non-stop from Singapore – when new flights… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines launches KrisConnect Programme to make information and functionalities on its digital platforms more readily available to partners

Singapore, 2018-Oct-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today announced the launch of its KrisConnect Programme, an initiative to make information and functionalities on SIA’s digital platforms more readily available to partners, enhancing the overall customer experience. The KrisConnect Programme makes use of Application Program Interfaces (API) technology such as those from IATA’s New… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Destination New South Wales extend partnership

Singapore, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) and New South Wales (NSW) Minister for Tourism and Major Events, Mr Adam Marshall, today (05 October 2018 ) jointly announced an extension to the highly successful partnership between SIA and the NSW Government’s tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW. Aimed at boosting tourism traffic… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand to extend alliance following renewed New Zealand regulatory approval

Singapore, 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand welcome the New Zealand Ministry of Transport’s decision today (05 October 2018) to extend authorisation of their joint venture alliance. The renewed New Zealand regulatory approval is the final step in enabling the two flag carriers to extend their alliance for a further… Read the full press release

Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines extend strategic marketing partnership

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Tourism Australia and Singapore Airlines have re-affirmed their strong commercial ties by signing a new three-year strategic marketing deal worth A$11 million. The agreement will see the two parties jointly fund a range of tourism campaigns and promotional activities in eight of Australia’s key inbound markets – Singapore,… Read the full press release

easyJet adds services from Singapore Airlines and Scoot to its ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ connections service

easyJet customers will be able to connect to long-haul flights with Singapore Airlines via Milan Malpensa and with Scoot via Berlin Tegel 10 airline partners will now be offering flights to 100 destinations through ‘Worldwide by easyJet’ Over 53 million easyJet customers will be able to connect to other airlines’ or easyJet flights LUTON, England,… Read the full press release

Hotelbeds Group and Singapore Airlines to offer bundled flights and hotel accommodation solutions

First agreement for Hotelbeds to supply dynamic packaging platform to a full-service commercial airline globally ‘Singapore Airlines Holidays’-branded packages will be made available online progressively to Airline’s customers in over 20 source markets globally Singapore, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Hotelbeds Group and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have come together to form a holiday packaging partnership,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines introduces the flexibility of saving customers’ mobile boarding pass to Google Pay

SINGAPORE, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers travelling with Singapore Airlines (SIA) can now have the added flexibility of saving their mobile boarding pass on Google Pay, the digital wallet platform and online payment system developed by Google. This is the first time an airline in the Asia-Pacific region has such a capability on Google… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines appoints David Gledhill to its Board as independent non-executive director

SINGAPORE, 2018-Sep-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr David Gledhill to its Board as independent non-executive director. Mr Gledhill will be appointed to the Board with effect from 1 September 2018. Dr Helmut Panke, who has been an independent non-executive director since 1 September 2009, will… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer frequent-flyer programme launches miles-based digital wallet KrisPay

Novel way for KrisFlyer members to use their miles for everyday spend Launches with 18 merchants spanning different categories, with more to be progressively added SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-25 — /Travel PR News/ — The SIA Group’s KrisFlyer frequent-flyer programme today (24 July 2018) launched KrisPay, the miles-based digital wallet which enables members to convert KrisFlyer miles into… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines introduces new in-flight Chinese dining concept for Business Class customers

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jul-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Business Class customers on selected Singapore Airlines flights between Singapore and Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Hong Kong can look forward to a new in-flight Chinese dining concept, Shi Quan Wei Mei (食全味美). Created by Zhu Jun, a world-renowned chef on the Airline’s International Culinary Panel2, Shi Quan Wei Mei… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines’ frequent flyer programme KrisFlyer and Points launch platform for KrisFlyer members to redeem miles for hotels and car rental services

Members of Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer programme can now use KrisFlyer miles to redeem for over 300,000 hotels and 29,000 car rental locations globally via ‘KrisFlyer vRooms’ SINGAPORE, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — KrisFlyer, the frequent flyer programme of Singapore Airlines Group, and Points, the global leader in powering loyalty commerce, launched ‘KrisFlyer vRooms,’ a dedicated… Read the full press release

SG Enable, Singapore Airlines and the Autism Resource Centre to feature designs by artists with special needs on SIA’s in-flight products

SINGAPORE, 2018-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — SG Enable, Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Autism Resource Centre (ARC) announced today their partnership to feature designs by artists with special needs on SIA’s in-flight products, starting with snack boxes to be launched in June 2018. The three organisations signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the Enabling… Read the full press release

SilkAir to undergo a significant investment programme to upgrade its cabin products and be merged into SIA

SINGAPORE, 2018-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) regional wing, SilkAir, is to undergo a significant investment programme to upgrade its cabin products as part of a multi-year initiative that will ultimately see it merged into SIA. The programme will comprise investment of more than $100 million to upgrade the wholly owned subsidiary’s cabins… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport: Singapore Airlines to start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch

Christchurch, New Zealand, 2018-May-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Christchurch Airport welcomes today’s announcement that Singapore Airlines will start flying the latest Airbus 350 to and from Christchurch next January. The airline has been a partner here for more than 30 years and has been flying a 777 since 2002, but the upgrade to an A350… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines HighFlyer programme welcomes Scoot

SINGAPORE, 2018-May-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Corporate members of Singapore Airlines’ HighFlyer programme can now earn HighFlyer points when flying on Singapore Airlines (SIA) or SilkAir itineraries with connections onto Scoot. Corporates under the HighFlyer programme can earn five HighFlyer points for every S$1 spent if their SIA or SilkAir travel itineraries include a… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces extension of its title sponsorship of the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Joint Release with Formula 1 and Singapore GP Pte Ltd – Singapore Airlines (SIA) today announced that it will extend its title sponsorship of the FORMULA 1 SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX for another two years, until 2019. Singapore Airlines first signed as Title Sponsor in 2014, initially for two… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines provides flight information via Google Home

SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) customers can now enjoy fast and easy access to flight information from the comfort of their home, with just a voice command. The Airline is the first carrier in South East Asia to provide such flight information via Google Home, which was launched in Singapore… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Fiji Airways announce codeshare partnership

SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Fiji Airways have today announced the signing of a codeshare agreement that will provide more convenient connections for customers travelling to Fiji from 10 destinations in Asia and Europe through the Singapore hub. Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can access Fiji Airways’… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines strengthens partnership with the Lufthansa Group and enhances its HighFlyer programme

Lufthansa and SWISS will be the first partner airlines to participate in the Singapore Airlines HighFlyer Programme SINGAPORE, 2018-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — With effect from 2 April 2018, businesses that are members of the Singapore Airlines HighFlyer programme in Singapore and Australia can earn HighFlyer points when flying on Lufthansa and SWISS operated flights… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines expands its fleet with its first Boeing 787-10

SINGAPORE, 2018-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 from the manufacturer’s production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. SIA is the world’s first airline to take delivery of Boeing’s newest aircraft variant, which is due to enter commercial service next month. The aircraft – the first… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines, DFASS and SATS partner in travel-related retail operations in Singapore

JV will transform SIA’s ‘KrisShop’ and Scoot’s ‘Scootalogue’ programmes into omni-channel e-commerce platforms SIA to hold 70% stake; DFASS and SATS to each hold 15% DFASS to be exclusive supplier of the JV SATS to manage on-board fulfilment Singapore, 2018-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA), DFASS and SATS have agreed to establish… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines to commence Boeing 787-10 service between Singapore and Perth in May 2018

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Perth will become the second scheduled destination to be served by Singapore Airlines’ new Boeing 787-10 fleet. Flights are expected to commence in May 2018, subject to regulatory approvals, initially on one of the Airline’s four daily flights between Singapore and Perth. The 787-10s will feature Singapore Airlines’… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines launches its Digital Innovation Blueprint through bilateral partnerships with A*STAR, CAAS, EDB and NUS

Bilateral partnerships with A*STAR, CAAS, EDB and NUS to establish SIA as a digital aviation and travel experience leader Digital Innovation Blueprint to contribute towards development and nurturing of digital aviation and travel technology community in Singapore SINGAPORE, 2018-Jan-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (29 January 2018) announced the launch of its… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines announces new service connecting Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington

SINGAPORE, 2018-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today (24 January 2018) announced that it will introduce a new service that will connect Singapore and Melbourne to New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. The new service will be introduced as part of a restructuring of existing Singapore-Canberra-Wellington flights, which will see the Canberra-Wellington flights… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines expands digital servicing channels for customers with the launch of beta chatbot named ‘Kris’

SINGAPORE, 2017-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) today launched a beta chatbot, as it expands digital servicing channels for customers. The bot, named ‘Kris’, will initially be available on the SIA global Facebook page, and will later be made available on singaporeair.com. Customers who visit the SIA Facebook page and reach out… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines takes delivery of its first Airbus A380 aircraft

SINGAPORE, 2017-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines’ first Airbus A380 aircraft fitted with all-new cabin products arrived in Singapore this morning from the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse. The aircraft touched down at Changi Airport at 1000hrs following a 13 hour flight. An arrival ceremony was graced by students from Metta School, as well… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and SilkAir to introduce new airfare pricing structure next month

SINGAPORE, 2017-Dec-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines and SilkAir will be introducing a new airfare pricing structure next month, with revisions to advance seat selection, frequent flyer programme mileage accrual rates, baggage allowance, and change and refund flexibility for some fare types. The new fare types will be introduced on 20 January 2018 for… Read the full press release