Singapore Airlines News Stories

Two Singapore 787s Grounded Due To Engine Wear

April 2, 2019

Singapore Airlines has grounded two Boeing 787-10s after premature blade deterioration was found on some Rolls-Royce Trent 1000 TEN engines.


Singapore To Transfer Some SilkAir Routes To Scoot

November 22, 2018

Singapore Airlines’ low cost unit Scoot will take over a number of its regional carrier SilkAir’s routes over the next two years as the flag carrier prepares to merge SilkAir into the main airline.


Singapore Air Relaunches Longest Non-stop Flight

October 12, 2018

Singapore Airlines has regained the crown of operator of the world’s longest commercial flight with today’s Airbus A350 arrival into Newark.


Air NZ, Singapore Air Alliance Extended

October 8, 2018

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines have received regulatory approval from NZ authorities to extend their alliance for five years until March 2024.


Singapore Air Receives First Ultra Long Range A350

September 21, 2018

Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of the first ultra long range Airbus A350-900, which it will use on the world’s longest route.



Singapore Air Confirms LAX Non-stop Dates

July 11, 2018

Singapore Airlines will launch non-stop flights between Singapore and Los Angeles in November using ultra-long-range Airbus A350-900ULRs.


Vistara Orders $3.1 Billion Of Boeing, Airbus Aircraft

July 11, 2018

Indian full-service airline Vistara has placed orders for 23 aircraft from Airbus and Boeing in deals worth USD$3.1 billion at list prices.


Bali Airport Reopens After Ash Causes Closure

June 29, 2018

Bali airport reopened on Friday afternoon after an ash plume from the Mount Agung volcano had forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights earlier in the day.


Singapore Air To Launch World's Longest Flight

May 30, 2018

Singapore Airlines will launch the world’s longest commercial air service in October, an 18hrs 45min non-stop flight between Singapore and New York Newark.


Singapore Airlines To Merge With Regional Carrier SilkAir

May 18, 2018

Singapore Airlines will merge with its SilkAir unit in 2020 after a major cabin makeover gets underway at the regional carrier.