Articles tagged “singapore airlines”

Airlines Become More Sophisticated With Personalized Offers for Passengers

Airlines Become More Sophisticated With Personalized Offers for Passengers

Brian Sumers, Skift

Many of the world's airlines know they're not as good as retailers like Amazon in targeting offers for individual passengers. A lot of carriers want to improve, so they can get the right offer in front of the right person at the right time. But it won't be easy, since airlines often have clunky computer systems.

2 weeks ago

Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific Once Dominated Asian Skies but There’s a New World Order

Singapore Airlines and Cathay Pacific Once Dominated Asian Skies but There’s a New World Order

David Fickling , Bloomberg

Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines were once two of the world's most iconic airlines. They're still good at what they do, but they face new threats from both discounters and opulent Middle Eastern Airlines. And neither seems to know exactly how to respond.

1 month ago

Singapore Airlines Sees Low-Cost Carriers as Key to Its Global Expansion

Singapore Airlines Sees Low-Cost Carriers as Key to Its Global Expansion

Justin Bachman, Bloomberg

Singapore Airlines Group is looking at what the gulf carriers have done to make their homes a hub for North American and European travelers going to Asia. It wants to make its hub at Singapore's Changi Airport a crossroads for North America and Europe, too, and sees its low-cost portfolio as important to that strategy.

2 months ago

Asia’s Largest Airlines May Soon Cut Passenger Perks

Asia’s Largest Airlines May Soon Cut Passenger Perks

Angus Whitley, Bloomberg

Airlines elsewhere moved a more a la carte model for passengers services years ago, so it never made sense that some airlines in Asia held out. That's beginning to change, though the region's carriers still offer far more perks than the average American airline.

2 months ago

Singapore Airlines is the Latest Asian Carrier to Report Falling Profits

Singapore Airlines is the Latest Asian Carrier to Report Falling Profits

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Few airlines offer as impressive an onboard product as Singapore, but that's no guarantee for profits. Many of Asia's airlines, both low cost and full service, have been lowering their fares recently, and Singapore must do the same to keep pace.

4 months ago

Southeast Asia’s Biggest Airlines Face Increased Competition

Southeast Asia’s Biggest Airlines Face Increased Competition

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Profits are high, but it's not an easy time for full-service Southeast Asian airlines. Cathay Pacific and Singapore are getting squeezed by both budget carriers and ultra-luxury Gulf airlines.

7 months ago

The World’s Latest Longest Scheduled Flight Is Getting a Bigger Plane

The World’s Latest Longest Scheduled Flight Is Getting a Bigger Plane

Deena Kamel Yousef, Bloomberg

The Gulf region continues its growth as the world's most well-placed airport hub.

8 months ago

Singapore Airlines to Fly San Francisco-Singapore Nonstop to Compete With United

Singapore Airlines to Fly San Francisco-Singapore Nonstop to Compete With United

Brian Sumers, Skift

Singapore Airlines will defend its home turf against United Airlines by launching new non-stops between Singapore and San Francisco. The airline does not have the perfect aircraft, but it will make due for a couple of years until a better plane arrives.

8 months ago

To Attract More Premium Passengers, Asian and Middle East Airlines Raise the Bar on In-Flight Meals

To Attract More Premium Passengers, Asian and Middle East Airlines Raise the Bar on In-Flight Meals

Adam Majendie and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Gourmet meals for first-class and business-class flyers are nothing new, but these airlines are taking their offerings to new heights in an effort to win over hungry, big-spending, and food-minded flyers.

10 months ago

Singapore Airlines Beat Estimates But It’s Worried About the Future

Singapore Airlines Beat Estimates But It’s Worried About the Future

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

Despite fuel costs, it's not all sunshine for airlines. For Singapore, it's hoping that it's multiple alliances and investments will help it overcome a weaker local currency and downturns in any one business line.

1 year ago

Singapore Airlines Introduces Unlimited Data Roaming In-Flight, for a Fee

Singapore Airlines Introduces Unlimited Data Roaming In-Flight, for a Fee

Marisa Garcia, Skift

While mobile connectivity in the U.S. has strong detractors, concerned over passenger calls in-flight, the service is broadly used around the world and passengers mostly use the service for texting and data applications.

1 year ago

Singapore Airlines Will Offer High-Speed Broadband Wi-Fi on World’s Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines Will Offer High-Speed Broadband Wi-Fi on World’s Longest Flight

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Singapore Airlines has built a reputation on offering a comfortable long-haul flying experience and adding high-speed connections to the mix fits in with today's trends for the onboard services passengers value most.

1 year ago