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

Silkair Outlines Return To Laos In October 2016

Singapore-based regional airline Silkair has revealed plans to launch service to Laos in October 2016, with a triangular flight between the city-state, Vientiane and Luang Prabang. The Singapore Airlines subsidiary returns to Laos after a hiatus of 18 years, when it ended flights to Vientiane.   Subject to approvals, Silkair will fly 3 times weekly … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Takes Delivery Of Airbus A350

Singapore Airlines has opened a new chapter to its long-haul flying with the delivery of the Airbus A350-900, its first of 67 jets on order. Arriving in Changi Airport this morning following a nonstop flight from the Airbus Delivery Centre in Toulouse, France, the aircraft was welcomed with a traditional water cannon salute at its … Continue reading

United Set To Launch Nonstop San Francisco – Singapore Service

United Airlines has announced plans to launch nonstop flights between San Francisco and Singapore. When it is inaugurated on 1 June 2016, the new daily service will become the airline’s longest scheduled flight, as well as holding the same accolade for US carriers and the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.   Flight UA 001 will depart San … Continue reading

Singapore Airlines Confirms Canberra, Wellington Flights

Singapore Airlines has confirmed it will begin direct flights between Singapore and Canberra, becoming the first international airline to operate in the Australian capital. Beginning 20 September 2016, the Star Alliance member will fly its “Capital Express” route 4 times a week, with a trans-Tasman onward tag to Wellington.   Flight SQ 291 will depart Singapore … Continue reading