SilkAir To Be Absorbed Into Singapore Airlines, Receive Cabin Upgrades

Singapore Airlines revealed today plans to absorb and integrate its regional wing SilkAir, as it seeks to create closer product and service consistency amongst its full-service offerings. The Star Alliance member will invest USD 74.4 million to upgrade cabins on SilkAir’s narrowbody B737 fleet that will bring a new lie-flat Business Class product to replace … 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

Bombardier CSeries Enters Service With SWISS

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) became the world’s first airline to operate the new Bombardier CSeries this week. Kanton Zurich, the Star Alliance member’s first CS100 jet, left Zurich shortly after noon for Paris (Charles de Gaulle) operating flight LX 638.   The historic first flight was celebrated with an inaugural ceremony at the departure gate … 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

United Begins Nonstop Singapore Service, Unveils New Business Class

Change is in the air at United Airlines as the Star Alliance member looks to better compete against domestic and international carriers. The airline became the first to reconnect the USA with Southeast Asia nonstop in over 2 years with the inauguration of new Singapore – San Francisco flights and has unveiled its next-generation business … Continue reading