Articles Tagged ‘Singapore Airlines’

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus and Boeing handed over 133 aircraft in September, the third best month of the year so far; Airbus opens A330 factory in China

Airbus handed over 55 aircraft in September, while its North American rival Boeing distributed 78. Of the 133 aircraft delivered, 73% were narrow-body and 27% wide-body. By delivering 23 more units than Airbus in month nine of 2017, Boeing has extended the lead over its European rival to 100 aircraft in the 2017 delivery race. 

Madrid-Singapore is "Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week" with over 400,000 searches; Iberia to introduce its third Asian destination??

Madrid-Singapore is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with over 400,000 searches; Iberia to introduce its third Asian destination??

Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that in the last 12 months over 400,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for flights between Madrid and Singapore ‒ but the route is unserved!? Iberia is adding more capacity to Asia next summer – already increasing frequencies on its year-old Tokyo Narita service – we […]

Singapore Changi traffic up 5.7% for the first eight months of 2017; passes 60 million passenger barrier; Terminal 4 scheduled to open soon

Singapore Changi traffic up 5.7% for the first eight months of 2017; passes 60 million passenger barrier; Terminal 4 scheduled to open soon

Singapore Changi between January and August this year handled 41.1 million passengers, up from the 38.9 million it processed during the same period of 2016. In June this year the airport passed the 60 million annual passenger milestone, while for the calendar year it anticipates hitting 62.04 million passengers. 


Norwegian begins flights between London Gatwick and Singapore – anna.aero joins carrier to celebrate its first Asian route from the UK

Norwegian begins flights between London Gatwick and Singapore – anna.aero joins carrier to celebrate its first Asian route from the UK

On 28 September Norwegian began its four times weekly service between London Gatwick and Singapore, opening up its UK capital hub to the Asian market for the first time. anna.aero joins the carrier in its celebrations and even bakes the route launch cake at the Gatwick end of the route.  

Etihad Airways confirms it is ending service to San Francisco; route averaged 79% load factor in 2016; Qatar Airways' entry the final straw?

Etihad Airways confirms it is ending service to San Francisco; route averaged 79% load factor in 2016; Qatar Airways’ entry the final straw?

Etihad Airways has recently confirmed that it is ending its service to San Francisco after three years of operation. We take a look behind the numbers and analyse the factors that have resulted in the MEB3 carrier’s decision to withdraw from the city.

Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus outperformed Boeing for deliveries in May by 7.1%; latter still leads the 2017 race; Malindo Air becomes first 737 MAX 8 operator

Airbus and Boeing in May delivered 116 aircraft between them, down 12 units when compared to the same month of 2016. The fifth month of this year also marked the first time since December that Airbus has outperformed its North American counterpart in relation to monthly deliveries, handing over four more aircraft.   


Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

Europe-Asia long-haul capacity up 6% this year; UK and China lead way for most seats as Aeroflot overtakes Lufthansa as #1 airline

We take a closer look at capacity changes on long-haul routes between Europe and Asia since the beginning of 2014. Plus we reveal the top 15 airlines and leading countries at each end of the market and how fast they are growing (or not). 

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Danish delight in first-ever Arch of Triumph win

Denmark’s Copenhagen Airport is renowned for its slick B2B aviation marketing…yet it has taken until the fourth year of the Arch of Triumph competition to claim its first-ever win. A further 12 airports also sent us their offerings this week.

Singapore Airlines swings in to Stockholm in Sweden

Singapore Airlines swings in to Stockholm in Sweden

Singapore Airlines starts five times weekly service to Stockholm with A350s.


Routes Asia host Okinawa overjoyed with Route of the Week victory while Brazil's Belo Horizonte is beaming with Cake of the Week title

Routes Asia host Okinawa overjoyed with Route of the Week victory while Brazil’s Belo Horizonte is beaming with Cake of the Week title

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Rochester Airport welcomes United Airlines’ announcement that it is to serve the New York State airport from Chicago O’Hare, while HK Express reaches a key milestone. More news also from Vistara, Dubai Al Maktoum and Budapest.  

Leak of the Week: Norwegian to start Singapore service from Oslo

Leak of the Week: Norwegian to start Singapore service from Oslo

It will be Singapore Slings all the way when Norwegian starts its planned service to the Asian city from Oslo. The Norwegian capital narrowly missed out to Stockholm Arlanda when Singapore Airlines announced it would begin flights to the Swedish capital instead later this year, but clearly it has come out fighting, working hard to convince […]

Singapore Airlines converts its Singapore – Manchester – Houston Intercontinental route to an A350 operation

Singapore Airlines converts its Singapore – Manchester – Houston Intercontinental route to an A350 operation

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Aruba celebrates the arrival of JetBlue Airways’ new connection from Fort Lauderdale while United Airlines toasts 25 years of serving Madrid. More news also from Cornwall Airport Newquay, Luxembourg, Sao Paulo Guarulhos and Manchester airports.