The popularity of Singapore Airlines has been growing ever since its establishment in the year 1972. The network of the airlines expands across six continents, with schedule services to over 60 cities in 30 countries. Singapore Airlines flights, owing to their excellent services, have garnered a large base of satisfied customers. The high standard of service, in-flight entertainment and comfortable seats have made this airline a preferable choice of many. Moreover, passengers can enjoy a variety of delectable meal while on-board. All these facilities are available in air fare as the airline strives to become one of the leading low cost airlines in future. Passengers can easily avail tickets by online booking facility. Singapore Airlines manages a fleet of young aircrafts that include Airbus A330-300, A340-500, A380-800 and Boeing 777-200, 777-200ER, 777-300 and 777-300ER. In spite of low cost of air tickets, Singapore Airlines manages to serve passengers in the best possible way, giving them an access to luxurious lounges and delighting them with best of food and wines. The airline provides many additional facilities for the passengers, including mobility aids to the needy and special assistance to mothers who are expecting. Moreover, the airline also takes care of unaccompanied minors starting from check-in to arrival at the final destination. - Less... + More
Destination & Services
Backed by a fleet of new aircrafts, the airline lends its services to 30 countries, spread across 6 continents. With best of cuisine and in-flight entertainment, which includes latest movies, songs and games, the airline ensures that passengers have a good time while travelling. The courteous staff of Singapore Airlines ensures that passengers are comfortable throughout their journey. In India, the schedule services of the airlines cater to many destinations, such as Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Coimbatore. The airline operates in other Asian destinations including Kathmandu, Dhaka, Palembang, Bandung, Beijing, Hanoi, Phuket and Taipei. Apart from this, travellers can also book air tickets to Kunming, Seoul, Shanghai Pudong and Fukuoka. The airline caters to many destinations in Europe that include Munich, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Manchester, London Heathrow, Zurich, Barcelona and Rome. Those wishing to go to Africa can book their flights to Cairo, Cape Town and Johannesburg. The ticketing process has been simplified as the airline now offers online booking facility for the customers. Singapore Airlines flights cover many destinations in America, including Newark, San Francisco, Bush, Houston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. Owing to low air fare, this airline is quite popular in Australia where it operates in important destinations that include Perth, Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Darwin. - Less... + More
Singapore Airlines has had many firsts and its young fleet exemplifies its endeavors to provide world class services. Its fleet is the most modern and comfortable in the world and includes planes such as A380 - 800, A340 - 500, A330 - 300, B777 - 300, B777 - 300ER and many more. Together they are a 109 plane strong fleet. As an esteemed member of Star Alliance, Singapore Airlines has struck codeshare agreements with other airlines such as Air New Zealand, Air Canada, Asiana Airlines, All Nippon Airways, LOT Polish Airlines, EgyptAir, Malaysian Airlines, Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines, South African Airways, US Airways, Turkish Airlines Saudi Arabian Airlines and Virgin Atlantic.
Singapore Airlines baggage policy allows free check-in of 40 kgs of luggage for First Class passengers, 30 kgs for Business Class passengers and 20 kgs for Economy Class passengers. Passengers with infants will be able to check-in 10 kgs of extra baggage free of charge. As per Singapore airlines cabin baggage policy, 1 piece of baggage is allowed for Economy Class passengers and 2 pieces for all other classes, the luggage dimensions not exceeding 115 linear centimetres. Luggage restrictions prohibit on board, items such as fireworks, firearms, flammable liquids and butane lighters etc.
Awards & Recognition
Best First Class Airline - Luxury Travel and Style Magazine (Australia) Gold List 2010. Best Asian Airline Serving the Middle East (9th consecutive year) - Business Traveller Middle East Award. Best Airline, International (4th consecutive year) - TravelAge West (USA) 2010 Wave Awards.
Singapore Airlines History
SriLankan Airlines was a Government of Sri Lanka undertaking, which commenced in July 1979 following the shut down of Air Ceylon in the year, 1978. Initially, it operated two Boeing 707 jets, taken on lease from Singapore Airlines. As the airline added new destinations on its itinerary, it made additions to its fleet. By 1990, SriLankan Airlines was flying to 26 destinations. In December 1992, the airline purchased Airbus A320, its first airplane. Srilankan Airline's agreement with Emirates Airlines made it a part-privatized entity and all rights to aircraft ground handling, airline catering, and investment & management decisions were handed over to Emirates Airlines. 1998, the name Air Lanka was dropped and SriLankan Airlines came into being.