Singapore Airlines Group has announced it will cut around 4,300 positions across its airlines. Positions will go across all carriers in the group, which includes Singapore Airlines, SilkAir and Scoot.
Singapore Airlines will offer all shareholders S$5.3 billion in new equity and up to a further S$9.7 billion through ten-year mandatory convertible bonds. Singapore Airlines has also arranged a S$4 billion bridge loan facility with DBS Bank.
Singapore Airlines will cut capacity by 96 per cent until the end of April. The decision comes following the further tightening of border controls around the world to stem the Covid-19 outbreak.
Brussels will become the latest European destination in Singapore Airlines’ route network next year, when non-stop flights are introduced from Singapore to the Belgian capital.
Customers will be able to learn the ancient Asian art of paper folding and decoration, with specially designed and sustainably produced origami how-to kits.
Singapore Airlines and Singapore Tourism Board will take the city state 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 of experiences that both brands have to offer.
Singapore Airlines has continued its expansion of non-stop services to the US with the departure of flight SQ28 to Seattle this morning. The flight departed Changi International Airport earlier and is scheduled to arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport today, at 09:05 local time.
Singapore Airlines has announced the launch of its all-new mobile app for Android and iOS smartphones. The new app is designed for faster performance and improved usability, and introduces new features that offer customers a seamless and more personalised experience.
Singapore Airlines will be investing more than SGD50 million (£30 million) in a major revamp of its SilverKris and KrisFlyer Gold Lounges at Changi Airport Terminal 3. Renovations are due to commence in August and are expected to be completed by mid-2021.
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 are introduced next year.