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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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Low Level Awards -Longest Flight in the World – 1 Month Remaining!

On November 25th, Singapore Airlines will cease operations of its record breaking 100-passenger all-business-class non-stop flight from Newark (EWR) to Singapore (SIN) aboard the four-engine Airbus A340-500. The flight which began in 2004, is currently the world’s longest non-stop commercial flight. The second longest flight, Los Angeles (LAX) to Singapore (SIN) ended on October 22nd…

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New LAX Star Alliance Lounge Looks Awesome – Outdoor Terrace & Private First Area

The new Star Alliance Lounge located at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) officially opens this Wednesday! The lounge will be open to all First, Business and Star Alliance Gold Card passengers departing on Star Alliance member airlines from the Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT). As the lounge isn’t yet open, I haven’t had a chance to…

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Iconic Singapore Girl Ditched for Customer Service…

Don’t worry she’ll still be on-board, she just won’t be the main focus in Singapore’s latest round of advertisements… eTN Global Travel Industry News is reporting that “Singapore Airlines is taking a measured step away from the iconic ‘Singapore Girl’ who has traditionally been at the heart of its advertising campaigns. In a new series of…

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Final Update – Singapore’s Response to Defective IFE, Seats,and Food Mishaps in First

Some of you may remember the completely unexpected and uncharacteristic problems I ran into during my first ever Singapore First award trip to Bali back in January. I flew from IAH-DME-SIN-DPS for 70k United MileagePlus miles (booked during the Singapore glitch), but had a non-functioning TV, broken seat that would not recline, and food incidents(hair in the dish…

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The 5 Best Airlines for Snacking

Yahoo today posted an article listing their five favorite airlines for snacking: We’ve compiled a list of best airlines for snacking so that you can know which airlines have a variety of tasty options on board (forget the terminal). To rank the airlines, we took authenticity, variety, and overall value for your ticket into consideration. From…

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UPDATE – Singapore’s Response to Defective IFE, Broken Seats, and Meal Mishaps

Some of you may remember the completely unexpected and uncharacteristic problems I ran into during my first ever Singapore First award trip to Bali back in January. I flew from IAH-DME-SIN-DPS for 70k United MileagePlus miles (booked during the Singapore glitch), but had a non-functioning TV, broken seat that would not recline, and food incidents(hair in…

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Crazy Preparation, Training & Makeup to Become the Iconic Singapore Airlines Girl

CNN’s The Gateway has an interesting video showing the training, preparation, and makeup needed to take “normal girls” and turn them into “Singapore Girls”. Check out the video here. Related: How Much Do Singapore Airlines Flight Attendants Get Paid ? Singapore Airlines First Class 777-300ER Houston (IAH) – Moscow (DME) Part 1 Singapore Airlines First…

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