Flybe has announced that Star Alliance member Singapore Airlines has become its 11th codeshare partner. This means that starting this winter, regional customers using Flybe’s multi-frequency services from five UK airports including Aberdeen, Manchester and Southampton.
Tourism Australia announced a partnership with Singapore Airlines this week at World Travel Market, confirming the carrier will be the official European airline partner for Corroboree West, a six day training and mega familiarisation event for qualified Aussie Specialists which will take place on the Gold Coast in October 2017. Over 300 frontline travel sellers from the USA, Canada, Brazil, the UK, Germany, France and Italy will have the opportunity to attend Corroboree West, with the European agents flying down to Australia in comfort and style with award winning Singapore Airlines.
Airbus today celebrated the delivery of its 10,000th aircraft - an A350-900 for Singapore Airlines. The milestone event was marked by a special ceremony in Toulouse hosted by Airbus Group chief executive Tom Enders and attended by Goh Choon Phong, chief executive of Singapore Airlines.
Singapore Airlines has launched its new ‘Capital Express’ service, linking Singapore for the first time with the capital cities of both Australia and New Zealand. The inaugural flight, SQ291, departed Singapore Changi Airport at 23:00 last night and arrived at Canberra Airport at 08:15 local time this morning.
Singapore Airlines will not renew the lease on its first Airbus A380 casting a further shadow over the future of the world’s largest jumbo jet. The double-decker jet was launched in 2007, with Singapore Airlines the first customer. However, the carrier has decided not to renew its ten-year lease on the plane when it expires in 2017.
Singapore Airlines is vastly increasing its accessibility to UK consumers with the announcement of a new partnership with top UK regional airline, Flybe. The exciting collaboration means that over 100 Singapore Airlines destinations across south-east Asia and Australasia are now more accessible than ever for UK consumers.
Singapore Airlines will fly non-stop between Singapore and Manchester from October 30th, 2016. In addition, as part of the Northern Winter Schedule, services to Adelaide, Christchurch and Kolkata will increase during peak periods, while seasonal services to Sapporo will be operated in December 2016.
In-flight connectivity provider AeroMobile has launched its first 3G connected Airbus A350 with Singapore Airlines. Singapore Airlines’ inaugural long-haul flight for the newly-connected aircraft took place from Singapore to Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport.
Singapore Airlines has appointed Sheldon Hee as general manager for the United Kingdom and Ireland. Hee replaces Wilson Yong, who is being posted back to head office in Singapore having held the role since December 2012. Hee will be based at the Singapore Airlines London office in Chiswick and brings with him an array of experience from the aviation and tourism industry.
Amadeus has deepened its partnership with Singapore Airlines, with the airline signing up for the full suite of Amadeus Revenue Management solutions. This will provide the airline with the necessary platform to future-proof its revenue management capabilities, allowing the carrier to react more nimbly in the face of a rapidly evolving landscape. A changing landscape requires a revolutionary approach.
Singapore Airlines is to introduce services to both Canberra and Wellington with the launch of a new ‘Capital Express’ route. The new flights from Singapore will connect the capitals of both Australia and New Zealand. Subject to regulatory approvals, flights will be operated four times per week from September 20th on a Singapore-Canberra-Wellington routing.