May 24, 2021| 371 0

Singapore Airlines Group commits to net-zero carbon emissions

The Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group announced on Monday (24 May) that it would commit to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The group airlines, Singapore Airlines, Scoot, and SIA Cargo, will invest in new-generation aircraft, adopt low-carbon technology such as sustainable aviation fuels, and source high-quality carbon offsets, the company …

May 19, 2021| 366 0

Singapore Airlines Passenger Capacity Hits 24% Of Pre-COVID Levels

Singapore Airlines continues to experience the full brunt of the global travel downturn. The airline’s April 2021 operating results reveal the airline has clawed back ground from its 2020 nadir but continues to substantially underperform compared to 2019. Numbers show a slow improvement at Singapore Airlines In April this year, Singapore Airlines car …

March 8, 2021| 437 0

A Look At The Routes A350 Startup PRAGUSA.ONE Will Fly

Earlier today, Simple Flying brought to you the exclusive story of PRAGUSA.ONE, a startup airline that plans to operate a fleet of four A350 aircraft in Premium Economy class configuration only. Now, let’s take a look at some of the routes that PRAGUSA.ONE plans to operate. Capturing the transfer market PRAGUSA.ONE is a British company that hopes to …

March 5, 2021| 426 0

After 30 Years Singapore Airlines Flies The Boeing 737 Again

Previously operated by Singapore Airlines (SIA) decades ago, the 737 as an aircraft type will once again operate under the carrier’s brand and livery. Up until now, the Southeast Asian airline had delegated much of its low-demand, short-haul operations to subsidiary airline Silkair. Now that the Silkair brand and its operations are being absorbed b …

March 3, 2021| 386 0

Singapore Airlines Opens Training Facilities To Local Business

Singapore Airlines has opened up its training facilities to local businesses outside the aviation industry. The Singapore Airlines Academy now offers a range of courses to external clients, including ‘service excellence’ and ‘organizational innovation,’ with classes run by the airline’s award-winning staff trainers. Singapore Airlines shares its sec …

February 1, 2021| 452 0

When Will India Reopen For All Commercial International Flights?

Since March, India has banned all scheduled passenger international flights, cutting off international travel. While repatriation flights and travel agreements became common by the summer, international traffic remains under 50% of pre-COVID levels. So when will India reopen to all commercial flights? Banned India first banned all scheduled internati …

January 31, 2021| 367 0

Singapore Airlines Declines To Join Tata For Air India Bid

Singapore Airlines has reportedly declined to join the Tata Group’s bid for Air India. The two are currently in a joint-venture agreement in full-service airline Vistara. However, Singapore Airlines has waived the non-compete clause in Vistara’s contract, allowing Tata to bid for Air India alone. Waiver According to the Times of India, Singapore Airl …

January 20, 2021| 323 0

Boeing Now Has Commitments For More Than 150 Converted 737s

As cargo demand rises globally, Boeing has successfully secured 150 commitments for its 737-800BCF (Boeing Converted Freighter). The news comes after lessor BBAM increased its orders by up to 12 more planes. Here’s why air freight demand is rising and how Boeing leads the race. Growing orders While the last year has been a difficult year for passenge …

January 3, 2021| 353 0

Korea’s T’way to commence Croatia flights in late 2021

Korean budget carrier T’way Air has said it will commence flights from Seoul to Croatia in late 2021 after signing a letter of intent to lease three Airbus A330-300 aircraft in order to introduce new medium and long-haul routes. The move comes as part of the budget airline’s efforts to prepare for a rebound in air travel demand after the pandemic. …

December 30, 2020| 369 0

Singapore’s SilkAir Boeing 737 MAX heads home

SilkAir’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft was flown back to Changi Airport (SIN) from Alice Springs Airport storage facility in Australia, where the airplane was stored after the aviation authorities grounded all Boeing 737 MAX series aircraft. Boeing 737 MAX 8, registered as 9V-MBA, took off from Alice Springs and arrived at Changi Airport on December 30 …

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