Qatar Airways Flies World’s Longest Commercial Flight

As the sun rose over Auckland on Waitangi Day, New Zealand welcomed the inaugural arrival of flight QR 920, the new record holder for the world’s longest commercial flight.   Award-winning aerial cinematography specialist Tony Monk captured the Boeing 777’s descent past the city skyline towards Auckland Airport, where a traditional water cannon salute greeted … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines To Launch Flights To Stockholm

Singapore Airlines has announced plans to launch a new Stockholm service next year, marking its debut in Sweden. Beginning 30 May 2017, the Star Alliance member will fly the route 5 times weekly, which will be operated via Moscow (Domodedovo) and codeshared with partner SAS Scandinavian Airlines.   Flight SQ 362 will depart Singapore at … Continue reading

Scoot Outlines European Intentions With Athens Service

Singapore-based low cost carrier Scoot has revealed plans to begin flying to Athens next summer, signaling its expansion beyond Asia Pacific and further afield to Europe.   Scheduled to commence on 20 June 2017, the airline will fly nonstop to the Greek capital 4 times a week. Flight TZ 702 will depart Singapore Changi International … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines’ Houston Service To Fly Via Manchester

Singapore Airlines has announced changes to its Houston service, as the carrier seeks to optimize its route network. The Singapore-Houston route, one of its longest, will be flown via Manchester instead of Moscow (Domodedovo) from 30 October 2016 with a 3-class Boeing 777-300ER configured with 8 First, 42 Business and 228 Economy Class seats.   … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines To Fly Nonstop To San Francisco, Suspends Sao Paulo

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced changes to its services in the Americas. The Star Alliance member has unveiled a new nonstop Singapore – San Francisco service and a second daily Los Angeles flight, while suspending Sao Paulo services from October 2016.   Nonstop Singapore – San Francisco to become Longest SIA Flight Currently served twice … Continue reading