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Singapore Really Wants to Restore Non-Stop Service to New York

Goh Choon Phong, Singapore Airlines CEO, has for the second time in the last week discussed his desire to restart non-stop service between Singapore and New York (no mention of Newark or JFK). The airline is currently talking with both Airbus and Boeing to find an appropriate and cost efficient aircraft for the route.  From Bloomberg:…

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Singapore Airlines Testing New Website

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We reported that United is in the process of launching a re-designed website last week, and it look like another Star Alliance partner, Singapore Airlines, is also testing their own new site. If you visit their website today, you will notice a tiny little tab in the top right corner inviting you to check out the new website design,…

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Singapore Introduces the “Future of Premium Economy” – Leather Seats, Amenity Kits, Book the Cook, & More

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Singapore Airlines today introduced its Premium Economy Class which it says cost $80M and two years to develop. Service beings in August and includes a new leather seat with a width of 18.5/19.5 inches, 8 inches of recline, and a seat pitch of 38 inches. The service will also include a 13.3 inch HD IFE…

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Emirates, Delta, Etihad, Singapore, & Oman Air Take Culinary Travel Awards

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…and the winners of the 2014 Culinary Travel Awards are Emirates, Delta, Etihad, Singapore, and Oman air. Emirates took home the “Experts’ Choice” award, Oman received the “Readers’ Choice” award, and Delta, Etihad, and Singapore received the “Outstanding” awards. From the press release: Emirates – Experts’ Chocie For the second year in a row, we…

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One of My Favorite Airports Announces Expansion…with waterfalls

Already a winner of many best airport awards, Singapore’s Changi Airport has announced a $1.5 billion expansion plan. From the press release: The centerpiece of the 1.4 million-square-foot airport expansion is a glass-and-steel bio-dome that connects Terminals 1, 2, and 3 via glass-enclosed walkways.  On the dome’s top floor will be a tranquil, indoor garden where…

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3 Extravagant Flights You’ll Never Be Able to Afford…Unless You Have Miles

This article really highlights the value of miles, even with the current devaluations. I love how the author assumes that most of his readers will never in their lifetimes be able to afford first class flights on Cathay, Emirates, and Singapore, though all are obtainable with miles and points and our community does it every…

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Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines Form “Deep Alliance” – Award Impact?

These two Star Alliance partners are getting a bit closer. Air New Zealand announced this morning a “deep alliance” with Singapore Airlines, resuming flights to Singapore for the first time since 2006. Air New Zealand will fly its own aircraft between Auckland and Singapore and share revenue with Singapore Airlines from all flights on the route. Air…

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End of an Era, No Party for SQ21 – World’s Longest Non-Stop Flight Arrives Back Home

There was sadly no celebration and little acknowledgement when the world’s longest non-stop commercial flight, Singapore Airlines flight SQ 21, landed yesterday for the final time in Singapore from Newark.  As the AFP reports: The world’s longest nonstop commercial flight ended without fanfare Monday after Singapore Airlines (SIA) flew its last nearly 19-hour service from…

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