The airline said the move reinforced a long-standing strategy of working towards decarbonisation and environmental sustainability across its operations.
Singapore Airlines has announced the appointment of Mohamed Rafi Mar as general manager for the United Kingdom. Mar replaces Sheldon Hee, who has been posted back to head office in Singapore.
All three passenger airlines within the SIA Group are among the first carriers in the world to operate flights with a full complement of vaccinated pilots and cabin crew.
All passengers flying Singapore Airlines outbound from Singapore and Indonesia (bound for Singapore) will be able to book pre-departure polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) and serology tests.
Singapore Airlines has launched a bid to vaccinate all its crew against Covid-19. Once vaccinated, crew members will be subject to less scrutiny and fewer coronavirus-related security measures.
Singapore Airlines will return to New York on November 9th, when it launches non-stop flights between Singapore and John F. Kennedy International Airport.
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.