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Singapore opens T4 a new, high-tech airport terminal

Singapore Opens T4 A New, High-tech Airport TerminalPTI | 31-10-2017 01:19 pmSingapore’s Changi Airport opened a cutting-edge terminal on Tuesday with a fully automated check-in system  including facial scanning and computerised baggage drop points, but some passengers struggled with the new technology.Terminal 4, built at a cost of Sgd $985 million (US$723 million), will have […]

Singapore Airlines plans wide-ranging cost cuts to offset stiff competition

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines is pursuing more than 50 cost-cutting initiatives including reducing fuel burn and reviewing its relationship with key suppliers as part of a three-year plan to make the airline more competitive, a newsletter to staff shows. Both Singapore Airlines and Hong Kong-based … Go to Source Author: SG Date: 6th October 2017, 13:03

Singapore Airlines, Grab announce tie-up

SINGAPORE: Travellers across Southeast Asia may now book a Grab ride to the airport via the Singapore Airlines (SIA) mobile app, the two companies announced on Wednesday (Oct 3). In a joint media release, Grab and SIA said they were integrating their apps to make travelling more convenient for … Go to Source Author: […]

What not to do in a disaster

“I’ll never forget the sound. The sound of metal crunching,” says George Larson, a passenger on Indian Airlines Flight 440 from Chennai (Madras) to New Delhi in 1973. It was 22:30 – pitch black outside. A storm was raging, and the plane was flying low. The rear end slammed into the ground first. Larson was thrown […]

Airbus A380 upgrade waits in the wings at Paris Airshow | Reuters

Airbus is preparing to roll out a novel A380 wingtip design to rally support for the world’s largest passenger jet by improving its fuel efficiency, according to a prototype seen on Saturday.A Reuters photographer got up close to the roughly three-meter-high split wingtip which has been installed on an A380 belonging to the Air and […]

What are the world’s safest airlines for 2017?

Good news has been in short supply the last 12 months, but for nervous fliers there’s one ray of light: 2016 was one of the safest years in aviation history.Despite some high-profile accidents, the number of airplane crashes has in fact been steadily declining over the last 20 years.And for those still keen to analyze […]

What are the world’s safest airlines for 2017? declares 2016 one of the safest years in aviation history as it names what it says are the world’s safest airlines. Source: What are the world’s safest airlines for 2017? –

Qantas to fly from London to Australia non-stop

Passengers will be able to fly from the UK to Australia non-stop from March 2018, says airline Qantas. Source: Qantas to fly from London to Australia non-stop – BBC News

Copenhagen Airport is launching a new express security check 

Copenhagen Airport is launching a new express security check designed especially for domestic passengers, starting from noon this Friday. The new check, ‘Domestic Travelers/CPH Express’, ensures the quickest possible way through security for passengers travelling to Jutland and Bornholm. “Domestic traffic is crucial for Copenhagen Airport as thousands of Danes travel every day from various Danish airports to Copenhagen Airport, and many […]

20 best airlines in the world for 2016

Emirates has been named the best airline in the world for 2016 by the leading aviation consumer website Skytrax. Source: 20 best airlines in the world for 2016 – Business Insider