Tag Archives: SIA

LUI TUCK YEW CONFIRMS THAT SQ351 WAS 90KM BEHIND MH17 ILL-FATED TRAVEL ROUTE

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) is looking into ways to enhance the sharing of safety and security information among national aviation authorities and airlines, following the downing of Malaysia Airlines MH17 over eastern Ukraine, Transport Minister Lui Tuck Yew said on Monday (Aug 4). But like many airlines plying between Europe and Asia, Singapore Airlines was flying in the same airspace as MH17, with SQ351 about 90km away, said Mr Lui. “As soon as SIA received news of the incident, they immediately re-routed all their flights to avoid Ukrainian airspace entirely,” he said.

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S’PORE AIRLINES INSTALLED ANTI-MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM ON PASSENGER PLANES SINCE 2006

Singapore's government says it plans to install anti-missile defenses on passenger jets flown by national carrier Singapore Airlines and a subsidiary. Authorities are developing a defensive device that they hope to have ready for use by Singapore Airlines and SilkAir planes in two years, Ministry of Defense spokesman Alex Tan said Sunday. The government has not yet determined how it will spread the cost between the government and the airline, Tan said. He did not provide a cost estimate.

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SIA flight veers off Myanmar airport runway

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has confirmed that one of its planes veered off the runway yesterday (May 21) while landing at the Yangon International Airport in Myanmar. An SIA spokesperson told Channel NewsAsia that flight SQ998, an Airbus A330 that took off from Singapore and which was scheduled to land in Yangon at 9.20am on Wednesday, encountered heavy rain and veered “slightly off” the runway on landing.

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PICTURES OF CUTE SIA GIRLS

Isn’t it amazing that SIA girls giving up blue eye shadow is deemed to be so important it actually made it as international news? But read past it and you’d note that SIA is probably in dire need of some publicity as of late to increase flight bookings. So what better way to give our national carrier a boost than to pubicise how cute some of their stewardesses look.

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Singapore Airlines Business Class Food – A Great Way To Fly and Eat

Singapore Airlines have always been our pride, having won several awards and known to be one of the world’s best airlines. While some may complain about the drop of quality in food and service over the years, especially in the economy class, the taste is still a mile above (pun not intended) some of the other airlines. In terms of culinary offerings, the meals for SQ’s Business Class are really one of the best

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