18 Facts About Singapore Airlines


Singapore Airlines is the flag carrier airline of Singapore with its hub located at Singapore Changi Airport.

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Singapore Airlines Group has more than 20 subsidiaries, including numerous airline-related subsidiaries.

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Singapore Airlines Cargo operates SIA's freighter fleet and manages the cargo-hold capacity in SIA's passenger aircraft.

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Singapore Airlines was voted as the Skytrax World's Best Airline Cabin Crew 2019.

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Singapore Airlines is headquartered at Airline House, an old hangar at the Changi Airport in Singapore.

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In particular, the promotion of its female flight attendants known as Singapore Airlines Girls has been widely successful and is a common feature in most of the airline's advertisements and publications.

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Singapore Airlines logo is a bird, inspired by a dagger featured in regional folklore known as a silver kris or keris.

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The kris is central in Singapore Airlines' branding, such as the SilverKris lounge and the KrisWorld entertainment system.

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Singapore Airlines discontinued flights to Vancouver and Amritsar in 2009, and Sao Paulo in 2016.

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From 23 October 2016, Singapore Airlines resumed non-stop flights from Singapore to the United States, beginning with San Francisco.

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Singapore Airlines operated flights between Singapore and Wellington via Canberra until May 2018, when the intermediate stop was changed to Melbourne.

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Singapore Airlines has taken advantage of liberal bilateral aviation agreements between Singapore and Thailand, and with the United Arab Emirates, to offer more onward connections from Bangkok and Dubai, respectively.

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Singapore Airlines operates a fleet of 147 Airbus and Boeing passenger aircraft and eight freighters.

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Singapore Airlines offers five classes of service – Suites, First class, Business class, Premium Economy class, and Economy class.

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On eight Airbus A380 aircraft, the first of which entered service in October 2011, Singapore Airlines dedicated the entire upper deck to the Business class cabin, unlike the original configuration's upper deck shared by 16 rows of business class and 11 rows of economy at the rear.

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Singapore Airlines introduced a similar design on board the Boeing 777 aircraft through its ongoing cabin retrofit program.

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Singapore Airlines offers a wide array of food options on each flight.

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Since October 2005, Singapore Airlines has offered complimentary language lessons by Berlitz.

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