Singapore Airlines: News

29 Nov 2022

Tata Sons

Singapore Airlines and Tata agree to merge Vistara, Air India

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Tata Sons have agreed to merge Vistara and Air India. As part of the deal, SIA will get a 25.1% stake in an enlarged Air India.

02 Jun 2021


Ensure passengers carry negative COVID-19 report, Singapore tells airlines

Singapore authorities have told airlines to ensure that those coming to Singapore have a valid negative coronavirus test report before boarding a flight.

14 Dec 2020

Air India

Decades after exit, Tata Group expresses interest in Air India

One of India's largest conglomerates, the Tata Group, has submitted an expression of interest for acquiring the beleaguered national carrier Air India.

12 Sep 2020


Singapore Airlines could soon start 'flights to nowhere': Details here

In a bid to revive its COVID-19-hit commercial flight business, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is planning to start 'flights to nowhere' - trips that would begin and end at the same airport.

26 Aug 2019


Certain Apple MacBook Pro models banned from flights: Details here

In what may prove itself to be an inconvenience for Apple users, certain models of the MacBook Pro have been banned on flights, aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Monday.

07 Feb 2019


Several popular iOS apps found recording screens without user permission

Modern-day apps are known to collect user data to improve their services or to show ads; it is a fairly common practice.

24 Jan 2019


#FakeNewsAlert: Don't let these WhatsApp hoaxes fool you

Just recently, WhatsApp started restricting message forwards to a maximum of 5 people.

15 Jan 2019


WhatsApp Scam: Message claiming to offer free plane-tickets is fake!

Recently, a fake message, in the form of a note from Singapore Airlines claiming to offer free plane tickets, started doing rounds on WhatsApp chats across the world.

02 Jan 2019


Cathay Pacific makes blunder, sells $16,000 premium seats for $675

In a big ticketing blunder, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. sold business class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at economy prices this week.

11 Oct 2018

Qatar Airways

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

The world's longest flight from Singapore to New York is all set to take off on Thursday, marking the re-launch of Singapore Airlines' marathon flight service five years after they discontinued it.

01 Sep 2018

Qatar Airways

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

05 Jul 2018


Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'

Prodded by Beijing, and following on the footsteps of several major airlines, Air India has now modified its website to show Taiwan as "Taipei, Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei".

22 Apr 2018

Air India

Severe turbulence injures 3, damages panels on Air India flight

Passengers of an Air India Amritsar-Delhi flight Thursday had the shock of their lives when they unexpectedly ran into severe turbulence.

30 Mar 2018


Here's all you need to know about Air India sale

Initiating the disinvestment process for India's national carrier Air India (AI) on Wednesday, the government issued a preliminary information memorandum (PIM) offering to sell 76% of its stake in the Maharaja.

28 Mar 2018

Jet Airways

Government calls for bids for 75% stake-sale in Air India

The government has called for bids for sale of 76% stake in Air India (AI), which has debts of Rs. 52,000cr.

22 Jun 2017


Is Tata going to take over Air India?

The Centre is reportedly inquiring whether the Tata Group is interested in buying state-owned Air India of which the latter is the original promoter.

15 May 2017


Content on-the-go: Now stream movies, shows on Indian Railways!

Indian Railways is going the distance to make trains journeys fun for passengers: it is now rolling out a content-on-demand service, which will let people stream their favorite movies and TV shows while travelling.

09 Mar 2017


Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

Sources have confirmed that Qatar Airways seeks to launch India's first fully foreign-owned domestic airline.

26 Dec 2016


Chinese carriers offer low fares to attract Indians

Mainland Chinese airlines are attracting more Indian flyers by offering low fares on busy routes.