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Singapore Airlines celebrates one in a million

18 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

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.

SIA profits slump 43 percent as hedging losses and downturn bite

12 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

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.

Singapore Airlines team up with Turkish Airlines to increase flight options

6 February 2009 Press Release Airline News

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.

SIA ready for millionth A380 flyer

13 January 2009 Press Release Airline News

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.

SIA plans new Airbus network

30 December 2008 Press Release Airline News

 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.

SIA gives A380 European debut

18 March 2008 Press Release Airline News

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.