China Southern, SpiceJet, VietJet and Vistara have been recognised among Asia’s top airlines and leaders at CAPA’s 16th annual Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence

Asia Pacific’s top airlines and aviation leaders were announced at the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Aviation Awards for Excellence in Singapore last night (14-Nov-2019)……

New American Express Singapore Airlines business credit card could prove particularly popular with growing SME sector  

American Express and Singapore Airlines (SIA) are aiming to take advantage of the growth of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their extensive travel plans…..

LCCs are ‘environmentally irresponsible for the industry’, 737 MAX certification concerns and JetBlue’s London airport dilemma – news from the IATA AGM in Seoul

The big headlines from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM in Seoul, South Korea will focus on the expected reduced profitability of the airline…..

Singapore Airlines remains committed to 100% lie flat despite changes in fleet plan

The grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX has impacted Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) narrowbody fleet plan as the group has dropped plans to transfer 14 737-800s…..

Singapore loses its Uzbekistan service – and its only link to Central Asia

Uzbekistan Airways is dropping service to Singapore at the end of this month, setting back Changi Airport’s aspirations to improve connectivity to Central Asia and…..

Corporate Update: Cathay Pacific will not follow Singapore Airlines in offering lie flat product on all flights

The Cathay Pacific Group has opted not to follow rival Singapore Airlines (SIA) in upgrading its regional business class product to lie flat. Cathay Pacific…..

Singapore Airlines emerges as IATA’s NDC poster child for Asia

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has emerged as the leader in Asia for adopting and embracing IATA’s National Distribution Capability (NDC). While most airlines in the region…..

Scoot pursues further 787 fleet growth but consolidates long-haul network

Singapore Airlines (SIA) low cost subsidiary Scoot has committed to acquiring two additional Boeing 787-8s but is taking a cautious approach to expansion of its…..

SilkAir halts capacity expansion ahead of lie-flat introduction in 2020

Singapore Airlines (SIA) full service regional subsidiary SilkAir is slowing down expansion ahead of the installation of lie-flat business class seats and merging with SIA……

Airline Insight: Singapore Airlines

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Launch of the Krispay digital wallet highlights just how blockchain technology is being used to change the customer experience

It is almost six months since the Singapore Airlines Group (SIA Group) revealed that its KrisFlyer frequent-flyer programme was to launch a world-first blockchain-based airline…..