SINGAPORE AIRLINES

  • Mumbai: 22 injured as SIA flight hit by turbulence 3 days ago

    Mumbai: In a close shave, a packed super jumbo aircraft of Singapore Airlines with over 430 people on board was hit by sudden turbulence during descent, leaving eight passengers and 14 crew members injured. The Singapore-Mumbai plane, an A380 double-deck, had 408 passengers and 25 crew on board. The injured...
  • Vistara pays Rs 5 crore to New India Assurance for cover October 3, 2014

    The soon to be launched airline Vistara, from the Tata Group-Singapore Airlines combine, has secured its insurance cover from the country's largest non-life insurer New India Assurance, for Rs 5 crore. "We have provided insurance cover to both the aircraft of Vistara. We are hopeful of providing cover to three...
  • Vistara takes delivery of first Airbus A-320 aircraft in Delhi September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a step closer to getting its flying licence, Tata-SIA joint venture Vistara took delivery of its first Airbus A-320 aircraft that landed at the IGI Airport on Thursday, as the airline planned to go ahead with its operational launch next month. The launch of Vistara has been delayed...
  • Vistara launch may get delayed by couple of months September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: The launch of Vistara, the TataSingapore Airlines joint venture airline, may get delayed by a couple of months due to regulatory approvals, officials said on Wednesday. The airline, which is slated to get its first Airbus A320 soon, had earlier announced plans to start operations in October. The proposed...
  • Vistara airline promises seamless, personalised experience of domestic travel August 12, 2014

    The Tata SonsSingapore Airlines joint venture unveiled the brand name of its new airline 'Vistara', and said it is expected to launch operations by October with the first aircraft coming in by September. The new airline promises a "seamless and personalised" experience of domestic travel. ...
  • Tata SonsSingapore Airlines joint venture 'Vistara' set for October launch August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Tata SonsSingapore Airlines joint venture on Monday unveiled the brand name of its new airline 'Vistara', and said it is expected to launch operations by October with the first aircraft coming in by September. "We are in the last lap of the process of securing the Air Operator...
  • MH17: Singapore Airlines apologises over Ukraine remarks July 19, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: Singapore Airlines apologised on Saturday over social media remarks it posted after the Malaysian jetliner was shot down that were taken by many as being insensitive. After the Malaysia Airlines plane went down over Ukraine with 298 onboard on Thursday, postings on Facebook and Twitter from Singapore Airlines claimed...
  • Photos: Inside the luxurious super jumbo Airbus A380 the world's largest passenger aircraft has showers, beds, suites, bar June 3, 2014

    The super jumbo Airbus A380 of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi on May 30 at around 8:00 pm, marking its maiden flight to India. On its arrival, the super jumbo was given a customary water cannon salute. Singapore Airlines became...
  • Tigerair announces Rs 5,999 oneway special fare for Singapore June 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Singapore Airlines' budget arm Tigerair on Monday announced oneway allinclusive special fares for Singaporebound passengers, starting from Rs 5,999 from its six destinations in the country. The bookings under these special fares can be made within seven days starting from Monday with a travel validity period between July 7 to...
  • Watch: Delhi passengers cheer the first A380 flight in India May 31, 2014

    The first commercial flight of A380 landed at the Delhi Airport on Friday evening. The Singapore Airlines flight was given a rousing welcome at the airport with a water cannon salute and a ribbon cutting ceremony at the arrival gates, with excited passengers among the audience. The airline will fly...
  • Special coverage: Landing of the Super jumbo A380 at the Delhi Airport May 30, 2014

    The Singapore Airlines flight was given a rousing welcome at the airport with a water cannon salute and ribbon cutting ceremony at the arrival gates, as excited passengers watched on. The airline will fly the A380 daily from both Mumbai and Delhi. Approval for the aircraft's operations were given in...
  • Snapshot: First commercial super jumbo A380 flight lands at Delhi's IGI Airport May 30, 2014

    Super jumbo Airbus A380 of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi at around 8.00 pm on Friday, marking its maiden flight to India. On its arrival, the super jumbo was given a customary water cannon salute. ...
  • First commercial super jumbo A380 flight lands at IGI Airport May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Super jumbo Airbus A380 of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) landed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) in New Delhi at around 8.00 pm on Friday, marking its maiden flight to India. On its arrival, the super jumbo was given a customary water cannon salute. Singapore Airlines became the...
  • First flight of Airbus A380 to land in Delhi today May 30, 2014

    An Airbus A380 of the Singapore Airlines on Friday took off from Singapore for Delhi, marking the maiden flight of the superjumbo to India. The Southeast Asian carrier became the first global airline to launch the operations of the superjumbo to India, after the government lifted restrictions on the flights...
  • Landing of airbus A380: As it happened May 30, 2014

    Singapore Airlines will fly the A380 daily from both Mumbai and Delhi. Approval for the aircraft's operations were given in January. ...
  • First commercial super jumbo A380 flight to land in Delhi today May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Singapore Airlines will become the first airline to start commercial operations of the world's largest passenger aircraft Airbus 380 in India on Friday. The airline will fly the A380 daily from Mumbai and Delhi. It is scheduled to land in Delhi after 8 pm on Friday evening. The...
  • Emirates to launch A380 MumbaiDubai flight from July 21 May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Gulf carrier Emirates on Wednesday announced the launch of its A380 operations between Mumbai and Dubai from July 21 adding a capacity of 2,127 seats per week in each direction. It will be the second global carrier after Singapore Airlines (SIA) which was set to start its superjumbo flights...
  • Singapore Airlines Indian JV looks to start operations from September 1 May 9, 2014

    Singapore Airlines Ltd's Indian joint venture is looking to start flights from September 1, according to its application to the sector regulator for permission to operate. TATA SIA Airlines Ltd, 49 per centowned by the Singapore carrier and 51 percent held by Tata Group, plans to operate 87 flights a week...
  • Singapore Airlines announces 10 pc discount on premium tickets May 7, 2014

    Mumbai: Singapore Airlines, which is all set to operate A380 aircraft from later this month, on Wednesday offered up to 10 per cent discount on premium class tickets to domestic travellers as part of the special promotional campaign. Besides, the airline will also offer 10 per cent bonus miles to...
  • Government to ease restrictions on local carriers flying abroad January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The 5/20 aviation rule, which required any Indian airline to have 5 years of domestic flying experience and a fleet of minimum 20 aircraft before they can start international operations, will be completely scrapped, said Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh. This would pave the way for new...
  • FIPB approves TataSingapore Airlines joint venture October 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The government on Thursday gave a green signal to Singapore Airlines' proposal to start an aviation venture with Tata Sons entailing an initial foreign investment of $ 49 million. "It (TataSIA proposal) has been cleared," Economic Affairs Secretary Arvind Mayaram told reporters after a meeting of the Foreign...
  • Tata, SIA gets govt approval for airline venture's name October 20, 2013

    Tatas' proposed aviation venture with Singapore Airlines has got Corporate Affairs Ministry's approval to use the name 'Tata SIA Airlines Limited', which plans to offer fullservice passenger services on domestic and international routes. Starting the process of incorporating a new company for this joint venture, Tatas had applied late last month...
  • No rule to bar Tata Group from having 2 deals: Aviation Minister September 20, 2013

    The Tata group and Singapore airlines will be investing $ 100 million to set up a new airline. Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh talks to CNN-IBN on whether there's a conflict over the low cost AirAsia airline that the Tatas are also a part of. ...
  • Tata Sons choose 'Tata SIA Airlines Limited' name for their new venture September 20, 2013

    Starting the process of incorporating a new company for its proposed aviation venture with Singapore Airlines, Tata group has sought to register this entity as 'Tata SIA Airlines Limited'. The application for registration of this name has been filed with the Registrar of Companies through submission of form '1A', which is...
  • Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines to establish new airline in India September 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Tata Sons will be launching a new airline in India in collaboration with the Singapore airlines. The Tatas will be holding a majority stake of 51 per cent while the Singapore Airlines will hold a share of 49 per cent in the full service carrier. The airline will...
  • KFA's Singapore flights may resume on March 25 March 16, 2012

    Singapore: Cashstrapped Kingfisher Airlines, which has disrupted its flights between India and Singapore over the past few weeks, may resume services to Mumbai later this month, according to media reports in Singapore. The airline has stopped its daily MumbaiSingapore service, The Straits Times reported on Friday. It cited a Kingfisher counter employee...
  • Airline serves chicken to Hindu vegetarian August 24, 2011

    Melbourne: Singapore Airlines has been accused of serving chicken to a vegetarian Hindu woman who was travelling from New Zealand to India. According to New Zealand media reports on Wednesday, 56yearold Pushplata Sharma claimed to have fallen sick after she was served chicken on a flight to India. Sharma of Blenheim,...
  • Asiana voted airline of the year: Survey May 21, 2010

    Singapore: Passengers have voted South Korea's Asiana Airlines airline of the year in an annual survey by Britishbased consultancy Skytrax, edging out Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways which ranked second and third. More than 17.9 million air travellers from over 100 countries took part in the 10month survey between July 2009...
  • Foreign airlines lure passengers, slash airfares May 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Even as domestic airfares have been skyrocketing Indian globetrotters have never had it better. The airfare to Singapore and back is now just Rs 11,000 thanks to huge discounts being offered by international airlines. While these are promotional fares to increase air traffic hit by financial crunch but no one...
  • Fly on doublebed, but no sex please! November 1, 2007

    London: Singapore Airlines new Airbus A380 boasts of having the world's first airborne double beds, but the luxury comes with a warning for some randy couples No sex please! Many romantic couples hopes of joining the milehigh club were shattered by the airline after it announced that it...