Tag: Singapore Airlines

Is it time for SIA to replace the Singapore Girl?

Singapore Airlines (SIA) recently announced that the nation’s flagship carrier will undergo major rebranding, giving rise to the question yet again as to whether or not it’s time to remove the iconic “Singapore Girl” completely. In the age of #MeToo and the resurgence of feminism...

How Singapore Airlines missed a huge ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ opportunity

Too bad for Singapore Airlines. The national carrier could have cashed in by jumping on the ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ bandwagon, which has now made big bucks at the box office. But SIA opted out due to fears of misrepresentation. In an interview for Hollywood news...

Singapore Airlines facing tougher competition on prized routes: WSJ

Wall Street Journal said Singapore Airlines and its regional rivals such as Cathay Pacific have seen their ability to charge more for their premium services erode in recent years. The local airline is facing stiff competition from Middle East-based carriers such as Emirates Airline and Qatar...

Singapore Airlines new Dreamliner will have the Stelia Opal business class seats

With the announcement of the world's first Boeing 787-10 route, Singapore Airline has also introduced Stelia Opal seating in the aircraft. The new plane’s first scheduled destination will be Osaka beginning May 3, SIA has ordered 49 787-10. The planes will have 36 of the airline’s new regional business class...

SIA’s overdue review to remaining relevant

By Tan Bah Bah The last time I flew on Singapore Airlines was in the mid-1990s. I won a prize as the 5,000th user of a credit card at a noodle restaurant in Centrepoint.  I had to pose and smile for a picture for an...

Singapore Airlines entire fleet now using Mobil Jet Oil 387

ExxonMobil said all Singapore Airlines' aircraft will start using the Mobil Jet Oil 387, a synthetic High-Performance Capability (HPC) turbine engine oil. Among the world’s most awarded carriers, Singapore Airlines operates one of the youngest fleets in the aviation industry. Its fleet includes a range of...

From Qatar Airways to AirAsia X in Mauritius, a pattern emerge!

A recent article posted by Worldfuturetv.com gives a clear indication that doing business with foreign airlines in Mauritius is a tough call. The article also confirmed that there are pressure groups against such deals with Air Mauritius. Peer pressure from industry players in the tiny Indian...

Clouds in the Singapore sky

Viewed from the cockpit, the latest statistics from Singapore’s Changi Airport appear to be just a blip. They show passenger traffic dropping by 2.5 per cent in March compared to the same month last year. February also saw a dip of 0.2 per cent...

Why SIA chose F1 instead of S-League

By Michael Y. P. Ang As Formula One waves goodbye to the SingTel Grid Girls and welcomes the Singapore Girl, some within Singapore's sports fraternity may be wondering whether Singapore Airlines' decision to take over SingTel as the title sponsor of the F1 Singapore Grand...

SIA passenger fed up with food service

A postgraduate scholar, 28, found herself entangled with Singapore Airlines about the food she ate on board an eight-and-a-half hour flight from Brisbane to Singapore for a transit to Mumbai last December 13. Komal Patil, an Indian national residing in New Zealand claimed that she...