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

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