Singapore Airlines’ inaugural A330-300 commercial flight took off from Singapore’s Changi Airport at 0010hrs this morning, arriving in Brisbane International Airport at 0940hrs (all times local).
Singapore Airlines reached another exciting milestone, as it announced its first millionth A380 passenger a mere 16 months after its inaugural A380 service to Sydney on 25 October 2007.Royston Pollard from Filton, Bristol in the United Kingdom was greeted with the news as he prepared to board the 10.55am Singapore-bound SQ317 flight this morning from London Heathrow. His fantastic prize package kicked off with an upgrade for himself and his wife Eileen to Singapore Airlines’ award-winning Business Class.
Singapore Airlines has posted a 43 percent drop in net profits to US$224m for the final quarter of 2008 due to fuel-hedging losses, shrinking demand for travel and adverse foreign-currency movements. However the airline, which is the world’s largest in market capitalisation, still came in ahead of market expectations.
From 15 February 2009, Singapore Airlines’ customers traveling between Singapore and Istanbul will have a choice of ten flights a week, as a result of a new codeshare agreement between Singapore Airlines wide network of connections to Singapore, and other popular destinations in the Asia Pacific. Singapore Airlines’ network covers 67 destinations in 35 countries. Customers from Singapore will also be able to connect on Turkish Airlines’ network to any of their 111 international destinations including routes to Turkey, Central Asia and the Middle East.
Award winning Singapore Airline announces the fourth route for the A380.The world largest passenger jet has already made its mark on the Sydney and Tokyo routes and is flying to London twice a day.
Singapore Airlines have announced the introduction of its new twin engine wide body airbus A330-300 aircraft on Australian and Japanese routes from the end of March 2009.
Singapore Airlines is expecting to fly its one millionth A380 customer in February 2009, less than four months after it celebrated its first anniversary of commercial services. Singapore Airlines was the first airline in the world to fly the Airbus A380 super-jumbo, the world’s largest passenger aircraft, when it began commercial services between Singapore and Sydney in October 2007.
﻿ Singapore Airlines will introduce its new Airbus A330-300 regional aircraft on routes to Australian and Japanese cities, progressively from end March 2009. The first of 19 new A330-300s will be delivered to Singapore Airlines by Airbus in mid-January.
Singapore Airlines and Cathy Pacific are planning to operate some flights between U-Tapao and either Singapore or Hong Kong this weekend. U-Tapao is located approximately 200 kilometres from Bangkok.
Singapore Airlines is to revolutionize its management of passenger services with its next generation customer management platform provided by Amadeus.
Singapore Airlines is to set another milestone in the world of civil aviation, as the Airline flies the world’s first commercial A380 flight to Europe.