Articles tagged “singapore airlines”

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.

2 weeks 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.

3 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.

3 months ago

Legacy Airlines Look to Asia for Travel Technology Innovations

Legacy Airlines Look to Asia for Travel Technology Innovations

Raini Hamdi, Skift

Traditional airlines don’t ever want to be caught unprepared again, as they were when low-cost carriers disrupted their gig. And Asia is where they look to for a head start on travel tech innovations. Never see legacies as geriatric ever again.

4 months ago

Cathay Pacific Makes a Pricing Blunder It Can Not Afford

Cathay Pacific Makes a Pricing Blunder It Can Not Afford

Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Struggling Cathay can’t afford pricing errors such as this, although every once in awhile when these blunders by airlines happen, don't we wish we would be so lucky to have bought a ticket?

5 months ago

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

This Is a Golden Age for First Class Airline Travel

Eric Rosen, Bloomberg

Note that no U.S. carriers are mentioned in this article praising today's first-class cabins. Just saying.

7 months ago

What the World’s Longest Flight Feels Like

What the World’s Longest Flight Feels Like

Sarah Wells, Bloomberg

We agree. We'd put up with a lot to avoid a layover. Even 18 hours without a shower.

7 months ago

How Singapore Air Made Its Ultra-Long-Haul Route to New York Viable Again

How Singapore Air Made Its Ultra-Long-Haul Route to New York Viable Again

Angus Whitley and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Technological advancements make the Singapore-New York route much more cost-effective but what happens if oil breaks the $100-a-barrel mark?

8 months ago

Singapore Airlines Readies for World’s Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines Readies for World’s Longest Flight

Anand Krishnamoorthy, Bloomberg

As fuel efficiency continues to improve, the next generation of ultra-long-range aircraft will enable more of these routes to pop up. Qantas has debuted a London-Perth nonstop route, for example.

8 months ago

EasyJet Adds Singapore Air to Flight Connections

EasyJet Adds Singapore Air to Flight Connections

Guy Johnson and Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg

It's a nice feature for EasyJet to have but wouldn't potential customers just use an online travel agency instead?

9 months ago

American and Singapore Airlines Rework Loyalty Programs for China’s Alibaba

American and Singapore Airlines Rework Loyalty Programs for China’s Alibaba

Daniel Meesak, Jing Travel

Just when you might have thought the Chinese online travel market might be stabilizing because Ctrip bought a couple of major competitors, along comes Tencent's Meituan Travel and Alibaba's Fliggy. The latter appeals to a younger demographic, a fact that many airlines may find especially appealing.

9 months ago

Singapore Air CEO Sees Cargo Demand Slowing as Trade Battle Brews

Singapore Air CEO Sees Cargo Demand Slowing as Trade Battle Brews

Eliza Haverstock and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

Earlier this month, Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg told Skift the air cargo business was holding up well, as Chinese consumers were importing high-value items from the rest of the world. Has something changed? Or is Singapore Air's situation different?

11 months ago