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Singapore Airlines

Airlines Instructed to Inspect A380 Wings

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has released an airworthiness directive (AD) advising six airlines to inspect the wings of early-build Airbus A380s. The regulator states that cracks have been found in the outer rear spars, between wing ribs 33

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Scoot Picks Up SilkAir Routes

SilkAir will transfer 17 destinations to budget carrier Scoot ahead of its upcoming merger with Singapore Airlines (SIA). Dubbed a ‘route review’, SIA says it has identified “which airlines in the SIA portfolio are best suited to meeting evolving customer demand.”

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Singapore Airlines Goes Ultra-Long-Haul

Singapore Airlines is poised to relaunch the world’s longest commercial flight. The service, which runs from the carrier’s Singapore/Changi base to New York/Newark Liberty International Airport, will restart on October 11 following a five-year hiatus. The 18hrs 45min, 9,000nm (16,700km)

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First Ultra Long-Range A350 Delivered

Launch customer, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of the first A350-900 Ultra Long-Range (ULR) at a ceremony in Toulouse. The jet, 9V-SGA (c/n 220) is one of seven the carrier has on order and is configured in a two-class

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First A350ULR Breaks Cover

The first Airbus A350-900 XWB ultra long-range (ULR) variant has been rolled-out of the Toulouse paint shop in the livery of launch customer Singapore Airlines (SIA). The aircraft, F-WZFZ (c/n 220), made its maiden flight on July 5 and will

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Skytrax: Singapore Airlines Scoops Top Spot

Singapore Airlines is flying high after claiming top spot in this year’s Skytrax World Airline Awards. Held at a gala ceremony in London on 17 July and widely referred to as the “Oscars of the aviation industry,” the awards are

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Airbus Launches A350 ULR Certification

Airbus has embarked on the flight test programme for the ultra long-range (ULR) variant of the A350 XWB Family.  The Rolls-Royce Trent XWB-powered aircraft, F-WZNY (c/n 216), made its maiden flight on April 23 and is now working to certify

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First 787-10 Delivered

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of the first Boeing 787-10, the largest member of the Dreamliner family.  The aircraft, 9V-SCA (c/n 60253), was handed over at a ceremony on March 25 at Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina facility where

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A350ULR Breaks Cover

Airbus has rolled out the first ultra-long range variant of the A350 XWB, which is due to enter service later this year with Singapore Airlines.  Following final assembly of the airframe (c/n 216) in Toulouse, the jet has been moved

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First Boeing 787-10 Rolls Out

Boeing has completed the manufacture of the first production 787-10 for launch customer Singapore Airlines at its final assembly line in North Charleston, South Carolina. The Rolls-Royce Trent 1000-equipped aircraft, the largest and most fuel-efficient member of the Dreamliner family,

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