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Singapore Airlines not going ahead with Sydney-Jakarta flights

Nov 09, 2016 No Comments by

Singapore Airlines is delaying the launch of non-stop Sydney – Jakarta services which were meant to start on 26 November 2016. In a press release to Australian travel agents, the carrier states: “SIA had earlier announced that it planned to launch new three-times-weekly Singapore-Jakarta-Sydney flights on 23 November 2016. The Indonesian civil aviation authorities had […]

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QANTAS resumes Perth – Singapore services

Apr 17, 2015 No Comments by

QANTAS will resume flights between Perth and Singapore which were suspended in May 2014. The carrier will use two class Boeing 737-800 aircraft five times weekly from 26 June. The Perth – Singapore market is also served four times daily with wide body 777/330 aircraft by Singapore Airlines, twice daily with Jetstar Asia A320s and […]

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Singapore Airlines to Introduce Next Generation of Cabin Products on Australian Routes

Nov 20, 2014 No Comments by

Singapore Airlines will introduced  its next generation of cabin products on  flights from Singapore to Sydney and Melbourne. The airline’s newest cabin products are featured on the new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft, which will be deployed on selected flights from 27 November 2014 to Sydney and from 29 March 2015 to Melbourne. The “next-generation” 777-300ER as referred to by the […]

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Singapore Airlines adds Cairns with SilkAir

Nov 05, 2014 No Comments

Singapore Airlines’ regional subsidiary SilkAir will add Cairns to the networks, its second Australian city after Darwin. Cairns was last served in the 90s with Singapore Airlines A310 aircraft. Previously the route was also served by Australian Airlines prior to the carrier;s re-integration into QANTAS mainline. The new flights will be operated in a “triangular” […]

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Singapore Airlines launches A380 services to Auckland

Aug 11, 2014 No Comments

As part of the recently approved Singapore Airlines-Air New Zealand alliance, the Singaporean carrier will inaugurate A380 services for the first time from Singapore Changi to Auckland. Singapore Airlines operates twice daily services to Auckland using 777s. The SQ285 and SQ286 service will change from 777-300ER to A380 from 27 October 2014. Air New Zealand […]

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QANTAS’ commitment to Singapore: the numbers show a different story

Apr 09, 2014 No Comments

It’s now just on over a year since QANTAS aligned itself with Emirates and shifted its hub from Singapore’s Changi to Dubai for its London flights. There were strong concerns that the airline would almost abandon Singapore. QANTAS quickly put these concerns to rest with lots of press releases and quotes saying it was extremely […]

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Air NZ and Singapore Airlines set to form new alliance

Jan 16, 2014 No Comments

Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines will “re-kindle” their partnership and start a new alliance. The two carriers are set to collaborate once again on the New Zealand – Singapore route. Air New Zealand is set to resume its own services AKL-SIN with 777-200ERs and SQ will increase capacity by introducing A380s replacing the current […]

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Singapore Airlines resumes Athens as a seasonal service

Sep 30, 2013 No Comments

Singapore Airlines will reinstate service to Athens, Greece on a seasonal basis. The carrier will offer twice weekly services from 09 June 2014 to 09 October 2014. Flights will be operated by two class 777-200ER aircraft. Flights have been times to connect with SQ’s Australian services. The carrier will review the operation to Greece and […]

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QANTAS International bids farewell to Adelaide Airport

Apr 13, 2013 No Comments

End of an era as today marks the end of almost 29 years of QANTAS International services from Adelaide airport. The Adelaide – Singapore flight has operated since 1984 seeing a variety of aircraft including 747s and 767s. Adelaide effectively becomes a purely domestic port for QANTAS. The current thrice weekly service QF81/82 will operate […]

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Jetstar no longer proceeding with Cairns-Singapore flights

Aug 31, 2012 No Comments

Jetstar’s proposed non-stop Cairns-Singapore flights, announced earlier this year will no longer proceed. The flights were to have been operated with 2 class A330-200 aircraft. The Cairns Post reports that talks are now under way with other carriers including Singapore Airlines which last flew to Cairns in the early 1990s. It is not clear at […]

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