Articles tagged “singapore airlines”

Singapore Airlines Still Facing Weakened Demand Due to Hong Kong Protests

Singapore Airlines Still Facing Weakened Demand Due to Hong Kong Protests

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

The Hong Kong protests have left no part of the travel industry unscathed, and Singapore Airlines' latest earnings show it's not just local airlines that are feeling the pain.

2 weeks ago

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Singapore Airlines Enhances Passenger Experience with Innovative Mobile App

Singapore Airlines Enhances Passenger Experience with Innovative Mobile App

Singapore Airlines + Skift

In today’s marketplace, it’s not enough for an airline to simply have an app. Cutting-edge functionality, efficient tools and, yes, fun bells and whistles are needed to engender consumer loyalty and drive increased revenue. The new app from Singapore Airlines ticks all the boxes and provides a new model for the industry.

4 weeks ago

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Singapore Airlines Adds Seattle Flights to Extend Reach in Historic U.S. Expansion

Singapore Airlines Adds Seattle Flights to Extend Reach in Historic U.S. Expansion

Singapore Airlines + Skift

The carrier is deepening its commitment to the U.S. with additional nonstop flights that mark a historic expansion. The new service will give leisure and business travelers crossing the Pacific more options and smoother connections.

3 months ago

More Airlines Restrict MacBook Pros in Checked Luggage

More Airlines Restrict MacBook Pros in Checked Luggage

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

When it comes to the potential fire hazard posed by certain MacBook Pro batteries, better safe than sorry is a reasonable approach for airlines to take.

3 months ago

Can Wellness Find Its Way Into the Cramped Confines of Economy Class?

Can Wellness Find Its Way Into the Cramped Confines of Economy Class?

Leslie Barrie, Skift

Thanks to the wellness movement, both airlines and airports are upping their healthy offerings, and not just for elite travelers. Whether or not the meditation apps and relaxation suites they're increasingly offering is actually making a difference, though, is up for debate.

3 months ago

Skift Global Forum Preview: Canyon Ranch Holds Fast to Wellness Mission

Skift Global Forum Preview: Canyon Ranch Holds Fast to Wellness Mission

Danni Santana, Skift

Canyon Ranch is pretty relaxed about its market status in the wellness space. It's keeping its head down while adding partnerships and locations at its own pace.

3 months ago

Singapore Airlines Picks a Tough Fight With Emirates in India

Singapore Airlines Picks a Tough Fight With Emirates in India

Manish Modi and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

With no domestic market at home, and stiff competition from low-cost carriers in Southeast Asia, Singapore Airlines has no choice but to face epic battles elsewhere, such as fighting Emirates seen as a 'flag carrier' in India, for a share of that market.

4 months ago

How Travel Brands Are Getting Wellness Right

How Travel Brands Are Getting Wellness Right

Colin Nagy

Given the macro shift toward wellness in culture, it shouldn't be surprising that travel brands, with their expansive reach, need to be innovating in this space as well. Some of the smartest brands here are trying thoughtful new strategies to improve guest comfort and boost well-being.

5 months ago

Singapore Airlines CEO Lays Out Challenges Without Any Domestic Routes

Singapore Airlines CEO Lays Out Challenges Without Any Domestic Routes

Elizabeth Osder, Skift

In a rare appearance at Skift Forum Asia, Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong says the carrier is in a unique position: It doesn't operate a single domestic route. So it has to make up for the valuable revenue stream it lacks from domestic traffic feed by competing aggressively in a fragmented market.

6 months ago

Airlines Take Notice of Millennials With New Strategies

Airlines Take Notice of Millennials With New Strategies

Brian Sumers, Skift

Millennials don't always want to go on vacation to places their parents like to visit. Airlines are starting to take notice.

7 months ago

Star Alliance Explores a Broader Loyalty Proposition Beyond Airlines

Star Alliance Explores a Broader Loyalty Proposition Beyond Airlines

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Those sitting on Star Alliance miles, even if it ain't millions, should be glad to know that one day they might be able to redeem them for an Airbnb stay, a tour, or dining experience. But don’t wait to burn, as this could take a while, if at all.

9 months ago

Airlines Cancel or Divert Flights After Violence in India and Pakistan

Airlines Cancel or Divert Flights After Violence in India and Pakistan

Kyunghee Park and Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Conflicts between India and Pakistan are causing major anxiety for airlines flying in the air space over those countries. Wisely, they are canceling or diverting flights.

9 months ago