Singapore Airlines Posts

Lounge Review: Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge at SFO

The Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge at San Francisco (SFO) is located airside in the international departure terminal, Area G. As you clear security, make your first right towards the United Club and go down the long hallway. The SilverKris lounge will be on your left hand side about halfway ...
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Singapore Airlines Upgrade Program - MySQUpgrade

Singapore Airlines is rolling out a bidding system to allow select customers to upgrade from economy class to the next cabin on select flights. The new bidding system is by invite only and will only allow an upgrade from Economy to Premium Economy. The bidding system will work like other airlines ...

Lounge Review: Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge at Hong Kong HKG

There are three Star Alliance partner lounges at Hong Kong International Airport but the Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge is definitely the best option for Star Alliance Gold members and those flying in premium cabins on Star Alliance operated flights. Located near the front of terminal 1, just ...
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Review: Westin Singapore ~ Sea View Suite

We arrived in Singapore late on a Friday night. Despite being fairly well rested from our Korean Air flights, by the time we got to the hotel, it was midnight.
Our taxi pulled up to the Westin, and the entrance was typical Westin fashion: classy and minimal. I was surprised, however, that ...

Singapore Will Resume Nonstop Flights to Los Angeles and Newark

Singapore Airlines has announced intentions to resume non-stop service from Singapore to New York City and Los Angeles with its newly-delivered Airbus A350 aircraft in 2018. 
Singapore Airlines spokesman James Bradbury-Boyd told View from the Wing:
Missing the ...

United Airlines Announces San Francisco to Singapore Route on 787-9

United Airlines has announced plans to offer daily non-stop service from San Francisco to Singapore beginning 01 June 2016 on its 787-9 aircraft. The new route will be one of the world's longest at 8,446 miles (second only to Dallas to Sydney on Qantas...for now). Further paring back its Tokyo ...

Singapore Airlines and JetBlue Launch New Mileage Earning Partnership

As you guys know, I'm a huge fan of Singapore Airlines' KrisFlyer program and yesterday's announcement between Singapore Airlines and JetBlue is a huge plus for us in the miles and points game. Effective immediately, you can earn KrisFlyer miles when flying on JetBlue flights and earn TrueBlue ...

Singapore Airlines, Airbus Working to Bring Back World's Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines and Airbus are working to restore non-stop service to New York by 2018 with  the development of a more fuel efficient A350-900 that would make the route economically viable.
Non-stop service from Singapore to Newark halted in 2013, as Singapore failed to turn ...

FAQs About Waitlisting a Singapore Airlines Award

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer is now a Chase Ultimate Rewards transfer partner and with that comes the possibility of reasonably priced awards in premium cabins on SQ flights. Singapore has three award pricing tiers on their own metal and often your desired flight will not be available at the saver ...

Chase Ultimate Rewards Adds Singapore KrisFlyer as Transfer Partner

Chase Ultimate Rewards just got even more valuable with the introduction today of Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer as a 1:1 transfer partner.

KrisFlyer is not a particularly valuable program for most Star Alliance redemptions, but like any program there are award sweet spots. Domestic ...

Singapore Airlines Business Class from Seoul to Singapore

After an enjoyable dinner in Seoul, we boarded the Airport Railroad Express (AREX) train at Seoul Station, bound for Incheon Airport. The train ride takes just over forty minutes and costs less than $16.00 for a round-trip.
Upon retrieving our bags from the Korean Express Parcel Service, ...
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Using United Miles to Get to Australia and New Zealand

Just a friendly reminder that United's Mileage Plus devaluation goes into effect on February 1, 2014.  You don't have to fly by February 1, 2014. You just have to book your trip by then. With a couple of weeks to go before the Great Devaluation, I decided this was a perfect time to burn my ...

Singapore Airlines First Class to Seoul SQ15 - Singapore Award

The final legs of my trip to the Maldives and in Singapore First Class would take us back to the US from Singapore with a stop in Seoul.  

We had already flown this route in the reverse direction on the outbound journey to Singapore.  Like most eastbound ...
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A 1991 NYT article on Singapore Airlines eerily has relevance today

This morning, I stumbled across an article published on November 23, 1991 about Singapore Airlines in the New York Times, titled "Growing Pains at Singapore Airlines: Carrier's Expansion is running into Global and Regional Competition." 

After reading it, I experienced ...

Singapore Airlines A330 Business Class to Male - Singapore Award

After our time in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, our Singapore Airlines travel continued, with a business class flight to Male.  
Singapore uses its medium-haul 2-class A330-300 for service to Male.
We were seated in business class for the flight, which was about 4 1/2 hours. ...