Tag: Singapore Airlines

Certain MacBook Pro models banned on Singapore airlines due to fire safety risk

Singapore—Some older models from Apple’s 15-inch MacBook Pro line of laptops have been banned from Singapore Airlines (SIA). Apple issued a voluntary recall of laptops sold from September 2015 and February 2017, since these units use a battery that could overheat and present the...

How far will the Singapore Airlines-Malaysia Airlines MoU go?

How far will Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines go in the deal signed on June 30? This is what many are asking after reports the Malaysian carrier is to get a new owner soon. The Memorandum of Understanding signed between Malaysia Airlines and Singapore Airlines...

Move over, Singapore Girl? Singapore Airlines bumped off number one spot as best airline by Qatar Airways

Singapore— Move over, Singapore Girl? Qatar Airways (QTR) has taken over the number one spot as the best airline for 2019, according to Skytrax. It’s not the first time the Middle Eastern carrier has done so either, having ranked number one four times in...

Budget airline Scoot promises to improve customer service after several flight disruptions

Singapore Airlines-owned budget carrier Scoot released a statement regarding its recent lapses in customer service and flight disruptions which affected many passengers. CEO Lee Lik Hsin, in a report by Channel News Asia, admitted that flight disruptions have indeed affected the airline's key On-Time Performance...

Bomb threat on Singapore Airlines flight, woman and child detained for questioning

Singapore Airlines flight SQ423 had a bomb scare on March 25. The plane departed from  from Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on schedule on Monday, March 25 at 11:36 PM but arrived 31 minutes late at Changi Airport at 8:01AM on Tuesday, March 26. Reports...

Singapore Airlines flight from Newark cancelled due to aerobridge collision

Singapore – A Singapore Airlines flight from Newark, New York, was cancelled after an aerobridge collided with the stationary plane on March 23 (Saturday). According to Channel NewsAsia Flight SQ22, which was home-bound from Newark, was parked at its designated parking bay at Newark Liberty...

Singapore Airlines passenger rants against carrier he “sang praises for,” then gets slammed by netizens

Singapore—The national carrier of Singapore has a sterling reputation worldwide, winning awards everywhere for its unrivalled service to passengers -- no mean feat with all that can make flying an uncomfortable experience. But, the airline may have lost one fan by the name of Ng...

Are airline passengers safe with cameras standing by?

A growing concern for many passengers and aviation experts is the onset of cameras in front of the seats of those onboard. The cameras are part of the inflight entertainment system and are not activated. With this new airline camera feature, critics claim the ‘me-time’...

Is SIA watching its passengers via cameras on the entertainment system?

A sharp-eyed netizen tweeted a photo of Singapore Airlines (SIA) in-flight entertainment (IFE) system, which happened to include a round glass object below the screen, which looked like a camera. The tweet was circulated, with other netizens voicing their concerns. SIA replied to the original...

SIA, Scoot train pilots from Indian airline Vistara

Around twenty pilots from Indian airline Vistara will undergo training and operational experience with Singapore Airlines and Scoot. In Jan 2019, 12 qualified pilots from Vistara have already begun their training for the Boeing 787. The pilots are expected to train for 12 months with SIA...