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Singapore Airlines Information

Singapore Airlines IATA
SQ
Singapore Airlines ICAO
SIA
Singapore Airlines Callsign
SINGAPORE
Singapore Airlines Founded 1947 (as Malayan Airways)
Singapore Airlines Hubs Singapore Changi Airport
Singapore Airlines Frequent flyer program KrisFlyer
PPS Club
Singapore Airlines Member lounge Silver Kris Lounge
Singapore Airlines Alliance Star Alliance
Singapore Airlines Subsidiaries SilkAir
Singapore Airlines Fleet size 109 (+60 orders) excl.cargo
Singapore Airlines Destinations 65
Singapore Airlines Company slogan A Great Way To Fly
Singapore Airlines Parent company Temasek Holdings (54.39%)
Singapore Airlines Headquarters Singapore
Singapore Airlines Key people Chew Choon Seng (CEO)
Singapore Airlines Website http://www.singaporeair.com

Singapore Airlines History

Singapore Airlines Limited is a flag carrier of Singapore. It operates a center at Singapore Changi Airport. It has a sturdy presence in East Asia, "Kangaroo Route", South Asia, and Southeast Asia markets. It also operates the trans-Pacific flights, comprised world's two greatest non-stop profitable flights from Singapore to Newark and Los Angeles on Airbus A340-500.

Singapore Airlines was a launch consumer of "super jumbo" Airbus A380. And SIA has expanded into airline-related productions such as aircraft engineering and handling.

Its completely-owned contributory, Silk Air, manages provincial flights to derived cities with slighter capacity necessities. Contributory Singapore Airlines Cargo functions SIA's committed freighter fleet, and directs the cargo-hold aptitude in SIA's passenger airplane. It has 49% shareholding in Virgin Atlantic. It has responded to threats created by low-cost sector by spending 49% stake in Tiger Airways. And it ranks in the middle of top 15 carriers universal in terms of revenue passenger kilometers, is 11th largest airline in Asia and positioned 6th in world for global passengers carried.

It was positioned 33rd in Fortune's World’s Most accepted Companies rankings in and 2009  it has made a brand name as a innovator in aviation industry, mainly in terms of modernism, protection and service excellence, together with consistent productivity. It has achieved several awards.  It is a manufacturer bellwether for the aircraft purchases. It is headquartered at the Airline house, through Changi Airport in Changi district of Singapore.

Singapore Airlines History

Singapore Airlines started with integration of Malayan Airlines (MAL) on 12th October 1937 through Imperial Airways, the Straits Steamship Corporation of Singapore and the Ocean Steamship Corporation of Liverpool. First flight of airline was a chartered flight from British Straits Settlement of Singapore to Kuala Lumpur on 2nd April 1947 applying an Airspeed Consul twin-engine airplane. The airline carried on to enlarge throughout the rest of 1940s and 1950s, while other British Commonwealth airlines (such as Qantas Empire and BOAC Airways) provided technological assistance, with assistance in union IATA. Through 1955, Malayan Airways' fleet had developed to comprise a number of Douglas DC-3s, and went to public in 1957. Additional aircraft functioned in the first two decades comprised the Bristol Britannia, the Lockheed L-1049 Super Constellation, Fokker F27, the Vickers Viscount, the de Havilland Comet 4 and Douglas DC-4 Sky master.

When Sarawak, Malaya, Sabah and Singapore created the Federation of Malaysia in 1963, the airline's name was altered, from "Malayan Airways" to "Malaysian Airlines" (although still reduced to MAS). MAS captured Borneo Airways. And In the year of 1966, following Singapore's division from the coalition, the airline's name was altered again, to Malaysia-Singapore Airlines (MSA).

Singapore Airlines Destinations

Singapore Airlines flies to 65 purposes in 35 countries on 5 continents from its main hub in Singapore. And It has a sturdy presence in Southeast Asian province, which jointly with its supplementary Silk Air, joins Singapore with more global destinations in region than any other Southeast Asian airline.

Singapore Airlines has a main role on Kangaroo Route. And it flew 11.0% of all global traffic into and out of Australia in the month ended March 2008.

It has taken benefit of liberal two-sided aviation agreement between Thailand and Singapore, and with United Arab Emirates, to proffer more forward connections from Dubai and Bangkok correspondingly. On 1st September 2005, for instance, it commenced 6-times weekly flights between Tokyo and China. India and China are main markets which stimulated much of its expansion in current years.

Singapore Airlines Services

Singapore Airlines have achieved several awards for the standard service it offers. It alleges to be "The World's Most Awarded Airline". In 29th annual Zagat survey through US pollsters in November 2007, SIA was positioned first in both economy and premium classes while as well topping the survey for its website and for relieve, service and provisions in all classes.

Singapore Airlines Incidents and accidents

It covers up Singapore Airlines flights; for incidents regarding Silk Air see that article

  • 26 March 1991 — Singapore Airlines Flight 117 was take over through Pakistani militants on the way to Singapore, where it was stormed through Singapore Special Operations Force. All hijackers were killed in the process, with no losses amongst passengers and team.
  • 31 October 2000 — Singapore Airlines Flight 006 operated by Boeing 747-400, crashed at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (currently Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport) in Taiwan killing 83 people on board and injuring 71 people after plane impersonation on a clogged airstrip and hit construction tools. This happened during heavy rain caused through Typhoon Xangsane. SQ006 was initial fatal collide of Singapore Airlines aircraft and first fatal collide of Boeing 747-400.

This cover Singapore Airlines flights; for incidents relating to Silk Air see that article

  • 26 March 1991 — Singapore Airlines Flight 117 was hijacked by Pakistani militants en route to Singapore, where it was stormed by the Singapore Special Operations Force. All of the hijackers were killed in the operation, with no fatalities amongst the passengers and crew.
  • 31 October 2000 — Singapore Airlines Flight 006 operated by a Boeing 747-400, crashed at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport (now Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport) in Taiwan killed 83 people aboard and injured 71 people just after the plane took off on a congested runway and hit construction equipment. This occurred during the heavy rain caused by Typhoon Xangsane. SQ006 was the first fatal crash of a Singapore Airlines aircraft and the first fatal crash of the Boeing 747-400.

Singapore Airlines Financial Performance

Year ended Revenue
(S$m)
Expenditure
(S$m)
Operating profit
(S$m)
Profit before
taxation (S$m)
Profit attributable to
equity holders (S$m)
EPS after tax
– diluted (cents)
31 March 1999 7,795.9 6,941.5 854.4 1,116.8 1,033.2 80.6
31 March 2000 9,018.8 7,850.0 1,168.8 1,463.9 1,163.8 91.4
31 March 2001 9,951.3 8,604.6 1,346.7 1,904.7 1,549.3 126.5
31 March 2002 9,382.8 8,458.2 924.6 925.6 631.7 51.9
31 March 2003 10,515.0 9,797.9 717.1 976.8 1,064.8 87.4
31 March 2004 9,761.9 9,081.5 680.4 820.9 849.3 69.7
31 March 2005 12,012.9 10,657.4 1,355.5 1,829.4 1,389.3 113.9
31 March 2006 13,341.1 12,127.8 1,213.3 1,662.1 1,240.7 101.3
31 March 2007 14,494.4 13,180.0 1,314.4 2,284.6 2,128.8 170.8
31 March 2008 15,972.5 13,848.0 2,124.5 2,547.2 2,049.4 166.1
31 March 2009 15,996.3 15,092.7 903.6 1,198.6 1,061.5 89.1

Singapore Airlines Destinations

Singapore Airlines Destinations in Africa

  • Egypt
    • Cairo - Cairo International Airport
  • South Africa
    • Cape Town - Cape Town International Airport
    • Johannesburg - OR Tambo International Airport

Singapore Airlines Destinations in Asia

Singapore Airlines Destinations in East Asia

  • China, People's Republic of
    • Beijing - Beijing Capital International Airport
    • Guangzhou - Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
    • Hong Kong - Hong Kong International Airport
    • Nanjing - Nanjing Lukou International Airport
    • Shanghai - Shanghai Pudong International Airport
  • China, Republic of
    • Taipei - Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport
  • Japan
    • Fukuoka - Fukuoka Airport
    • Nagoya - Chubu International Airport
    • Osaka - Kansai International Airport
    • Tokyo - Narita International Airport
  • South Korea
    • Seoul - Incheon International Airport

Singapore Airlines Destinations in South Asia

  • Bangladesh
    • Dhaka - Zia International Airport
  • India
    • Ahmedabad - Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport
    • Bangalore - Bengaluru International Airport
    • Chennai - Chennai International Airport
    • Delhi - Indira Gandhi International Airport
    • Kolkata - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
    • Mumbai - Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
  • Maldives
    • Malé - Malé International Airport
  • Pakistan
    • Karachi - Jinnah International Airport
    • Lahore - Allama Iqbal International Airport
  • Sri Lanka
    • Colombo - Bandaranaike International Airport

Singapore Airlines Destinations in Southeast Asia

  • Brunei
    • Bandar Seri Begawan - Brunei International Airport
  • Indonesia
    • Denpasar - Ngurah Rai Airport
    • Jakarta - Soekarno-Hatta International Airport
  • Malaysia
    • Kuala Lumpur - Kuala Lumpur International Airport
    • Penang - Penang International Airport
  • Philippines
    • Manila - Ninoy Aquino International Airport
  • Singapore
    • Singapore Changi Airport Hub
  • Thailand
    • Bangkok - Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • Vietnam
    • Hanoi - Noi Bai International Airport
    • Ho Chi Minh City - Tan Son Nhat International Airport

Singapore Airlines Destinations in Southwest Asia

  • Kuwait
    • Kuwait International Airport
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Jeddah - King Abdulaziz International Airport
    • Riyadh - King Khalid International Airport
  • United Arab Emirates
    • Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi International Airport
    • Dubai - Dubai International Airport

Singapore Airlines Destinations in Europe

  • Denmark
    • Copenhagen - Copenhagen Airport
  • France
    • Paris - Paris-Charles de Gaulle Airport
  • Germany
    • Frankfurt am Main - Frankfurt Airport
  • Greece
    • Athens - Athens International Airport
  • Italy
    • Milan - Malpensa Airport
    • Rome - Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport
  • Netherlands
    • Amsterdam - Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
  • Russia
    • Moscow - Domodedovo International Airport
  • Spain
    • Barcelona - Barcelona Airport
  • Switzerland
    • Zürich - Zürich Airport
  • Turkey
    • Istanbul - Atatürk International Airport
  • United Kingdom
    • London - London Heathrow Airport
    • Manchester - Manchester Airport

Singapore Airlines Destinations in North America

  • United States
    • Houston - George Bush Intercontinental Airport
    • Los Angeles - Los Angeles International Airport
    • San Francisco - San Francisco International Airport
    • New York City - John F. Kennedy International Airport
    • Newark - Newark Liberty International Airport

Singapore Airlines Destinations in Oceania

  • Australia
    • Adelaide - Adelaide Airport
    • Brisbane - Brisbane Airport
    • Melbourne - Melbourne Airport
    • Perth - Perth Airport
    • Sydney - Sydney Airport
  • New Zealand
    • Auckland - Auckland Airport
    • Christchurch - Christchurch International Airport

Singapore Airlines Terminated Destinations

Africa

  • Mauritius
  • South Africa - Durban

Asia

  • Bahrain
  • China - Hangzhou, Macau, Shenzhen
  • India - Amritsar, Hyderabad
  • Indonesia - Medan, Surabaya
  • Iran - Tehran
  • Japan - Hiroshima, Kagoshima, Sendai
  • Malaysia - Kota Kinabalu, Kuching, Langkawi
  • Nepal - Kathmandu
  • Philippines - Cebu, Davao
  • Saudi Arabia - Dhahran
  • Taiwan - Kaohsiung

Europe

  • Austria - Vienna
  • Belgium - Brussels
  • Germany - Berlin
  • Malta
  • Spain - Madrid

North America

  • Canada - Toronto, Vancouver
  • United States - Chicago, Dallas, Honolulu, Las Vegas

Oceania

  • Australia - Cairns, Darwin
  • Papua New Guinea - Port Moresby

Singapore Airlines Fleets

Aircraft Total Orders Options Passengers Routes
Airbus A330-300 8 11 0 285 (0/30/255) Asia, Oceania
Airbus A340-500 5 0 0 100 (0/100/0) North America
Airbus A350-900 0 20 20 TBA TBA
Airbus A380-800 10 9 6 471 (12/60/399) Asia, Europe, Oceania
Boeing 747-400 9 0 0 375 (12/50/313) Asia, Europe, North America
Boeing 777-200 31 0 0 323 (0/30/293)
288 (12/42/234)
Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania
with derated engines
Boeing 777-200ER 15 0 0 285 (0/30/255) Africa, Asia, Europe, Oceania
Boeing 777-300 12 0 0 284 (8/50/226)
332 (18/49/265)
Asia, Oceania
Boeing 777-300ER 19 0 13 278 (8/42/228) Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania
Boeing 787-9 0 20 20 TBA TBA
Total 109 60 59  

Singapore Airlines Codeshare Agreement

Airlines Name Airlines Name
Air Canada Malaysia Airlines
Air India SilkAir
Air New Zealand South African Airways
All Nippon Airways Swiss International Airlines
Asiana Airlines Turkish Airlines
EgyptAir US Airways
LOT Polish Airlines Virgin Atlantic Airways
Lufthansa Saudi Arabian Airlines

Singapore Airlines Baggage Allowance

Checked Baggage - Weight Concept (Allowance by Class and per person)

Singapore Airlines  Class  Adults and Children (age 2+) 
 Suites / First  40 kg
 Business  30 kg
 Economy  20 kg

Checked Baggage - Piece Concept (Flights to/From the USA/Canada)

Singapore Airlines  Class  Adults and Children (age 2+)
 Suites / First  2 pieces, (L+W+H) not exceed 158 cm (62 in.)  The weight of each baggage is limited to 23 kg (50lb). 
 Business 2 pieces, (L+W+H) not exceed 158 cm (62 in.) The weight of each baggage is limited to 23 kg (50lb).
 Economy  2 pieces, (L+W+H) of  both pieces added together does not exceed 273 cm (107 in) The weight of each baggage is limited to 23 kg (50lb).



Valuable and Fragile Items

  • Laptops
  • Money
  • Jewellery / Precious Metals
  • Silverware
  • Business / Travel or Identification Documents
  • Medicines or drugs
  • Samples
  • Negotiable Papers
  • Securities
  • Other valuables

Singapore Airlines Phone Number

City Name Singapore Airlines Phone Number
Dallas Phone Number: +1 972 574 4992 (Export)
Phone Number: +1 972 574 0940 (Import)
Chicago Phone Number: +1 773 462 1200 (Export)
New York and Connecticut Phone Number: +1 212 644 8801 (Sales Office)
Los Angeles Phone Number: +1 800 742 3333 (Reservations)
Phone Number: +1 310 647 1922 (Regional Office)
Phone Number: +1 310 646 6205 (Airport)
Phone Number: +1 310 646 6221 (Airport)
UK Reservations and Flight Enquiries Phone Number: +44 208 961 6993
Singapore Phone Number: +65 6223 8888 (24 hours)

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