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Singapore Airlines picks crucial fight against Emirates in India

Singapore Airlines wants to bite into the Indian market by launching a New Delhi-Singapore route.

Singapore Airlines profit plunges as fuel costs surge

The airline says future bookings indicate robust demand, but there will an impact from trade disputes and slowing economic growth in key markets.

Singapore Airlines grounds two Boeing jets after inspections

The jets have been removed from service pending engine replacements.

Man chomps on ‘molar’ in airline meal

Bradley Button was disgusted by his discovery of a 'molar' in his rice during his Singapore Airlines flight.

Singapore Airlines denies snooping with seatback cameras

Travellers took to Twitter and other social media to raise the alarm over the cameras at the bottom of seatback screens on a number of the Singapore flag carrier's newer aircraft.

Singapore Airlines to transfer several SilkAir routes to budget arm Scoot

Scoot will also transfer some of its services to existing destinations served by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir, including to some Indian cities.

Now boarding: Passengers ready for world’s longest flight

The company is the first airline in the world to operate the A350-900ULR plane.

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Lion bones and other body parts are highly sought after in parts of Southeast Asia -- particularly Laos, Thailand and Vietnam -- for use in jewellery and for their supposed medicinal properties.

Singapore snatches world’s best airline crown from Qatar

This is the fourth time the Asian company has won the honours since the annual award was established in 1999.

Spurned by airlines, first A380s to be stripped for parts

The decision deals a fresh blow to the European planemaker's efforts to maintain market interest in the double-decker jet, barely 10 years after it went into service.

Singapore Airlines to launch world’s longest commercial flight in October

The airline expects to receive its first A350-900ULR in September, with all seven on order due by the end of the year.

Endangered whale shark fins found in Singapore Airlines shipment to Hong...

The shipment of assorted fins that came from Colombo, Sri Lanka weights 980 kilograms.

Bomb threat on Scoot jet bound for Thailand

Passenger and two companions face investigation after Singapore air force fighter planes escort the airliner back to safety.

Singapore Airlines investing US$350 million to equip 787-10s

Singapore Airlines is the world's first to receive the largest version of the Dreamliner jet family in North Charleston, South Carolina on Sunday and is the biggest customer for the type.

Asian demand for 16,000 planes spells jackpot for Airbus, Boeing

Asia Pacific is likely to have 3.5 billion passengers by 2036 and carriers will need more aircrafts to meet this demand.

Singapore Airlines to boost digital investment to improve revenue, cut costs

Singapore Airlines said it would invest in automated technology research to lower maintenance costs and decrease aircraft delays, under a collaboration with the Agency for Science, Technology and Research.

Singapore Airlines upgrades first class suites to maintain its premium allure

Singapore Airlines has also begun deploying low-cost carrier Scoot on long-haul routes with lower premium demand, including Athens and Honolulu.

Singapore Airlines plans wide-ranging cost cuts to offset stiff competition

Singapore Airline set up a dedicated transformation office to review its strategy in May after a surprise fourth-quarter loss although it not released a cost-cutting target.

Struggling Singapore Airlines offers crew unpaid leave

The airline, which posted a net loss in the fourth quarter of the last financial year, has launched a wide-ranging review and refused to rule out job cuts.

Singapore Airlines shifts routes to budget arm Scoot amid strategic review

SilkAir, SIA's premium narrowbody arm, said it would transfer to Scoot its services from Singapore to Kuching, Malaysia and from the city-state to Palembang, Indonesia from October and November, respectively.

‘Ko ko love you always’

Elder brother of deceased SIA flight attendant Vanessa Yeap posts childhood pictures on Facebook with a short, heartfelt message.

Singapore Airlines will not renew lease on first A380

The A380 is the world's largest civilian airplane, carrying up to 544 passengers in a four-class configuration or 853 in just a single class.

Singapore Air bans use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7

The South Korean smartphone maker last week suspended sales of the "phablet" and recalled 2.5 million units.

Ministry to promote Sabah, S’wak as tourism destinations

Tourists can now travel direct to East Malaysia due to cooperation between Tourism Malaysia, Singapore Airlines and AirAsia.