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Singapore Airlines Remains Atop the List in a Tough Year

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It’s been one of the toughest years yet for Singapore Airlines. The company reported a net loss of 307.1 million Singapore dollars (US$212.5 million) for the quarter ended June 30, compared with a net profit of S$358.6 million a year earlier — the airline’s first quarterly loss in six years. Singapore Airlines carried 19% fewer [...]

Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines. A contrast In Styles, But Trapped In The Same Market

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Each airline is a true network operation, progressively over the years developing its home base point to point product also. So, when one part of the system weakens there is often the opportunity to redistribute capacity to better performing markets. Each targets a premium market, as well as carrying a substantial proportion of cargo in [...]

Singapore Airlines Adopt NUUO’s IP Video Surveillance Solution

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Singapore Airlines (SIA), with over 100 destinations in 41 countries, is the first to service its customers with the world’s largest aircraft A380. In 2008, SIA has chosen to use NUUO’s SCB-IP+64, an IP+ video surveillance system at all SIA buildings and airport entrances.
Ensuring safety for several millions of passengers
In order to ensure its service [...]

Singapore Airlines Traffic Falls Most In Five Years On Recession

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Singapore Airlines Ltd., the world’s largest carrier by market value, reported its biggest slump in traffic in more than five years as a global recession cuts travel demand.
Passenger numbers slid 6.1 percent in November to 1.54 million, the airline said in a Singapore stock exchange statement today. That’s the biggest drop since a 7.6 [...]

The Price Of Fuel Has Dropped And So Should Air Fares

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Australia’s major airlines – and some international carriers – are testing the loyalty of customers by announcing token reductions in their fuel surcharges despite the collapse in the oil price.
Qantas and Singapore Airlines have reduced their international surcharges by about 10 per cent. Qantas has reduced its domestic surcharges by about 20 per cent and, [...]

Singapore Airlines: Remain Committed To Boeing’s Dreamliner

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SINGAPORE -(Dow Jones)- Singapore Airlines Ltd. (C6L.SG) Friday said that it remains committed to the delivery of Boeing Co.’s (BA) much-touted Dreamliner planes, even as the aircraft maker is yet to work out the new delivery dates.
“Boeing has been keeping us advised about delays to the 787 program. We are not an early 787 customer, [...]

Long Wait For Refunds

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Flights to Bangkok may have resumed but it is going to be a long haul for some holidaymakers who are seeking refunds for cancelled flights.
Some say that airlines and travel agents refuse to entertain refund requests or they have had to forfeit chunks of their deposits. Others are unhappy that they have to wait up [...]

Travel The World Affordably

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To celebrate Chinese New Year in 2009 Singapore Airlines has released a range of special Chinese New Year Take-off Fares that represent unprecedented value for travellers.
Celebrating the Year of the Ox and recognising the significance of the number eight in Chinese culture, customers can choose from eight destinations in South East Asia, eight destinations [...]

Singapore Airlines To Resume Bangkok Flights

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Singapore Airlines (SIA) will resume flights to Bangkok from Friday following Thai anti- government demonstrators ended their eight-day siege of two airports in Bangkok a day early.
The first flight from the Thai capital’s Suvarnabhumi Airport will depart for Singapore at 1.05 p.m. local time (0605 GMT), SIA said in a statement.
Additional relief flights from [...]

Agreement Signed With Singapore Airlines For Boeing 777 Fleet

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GE Aviation today launched its OnPoint solutions covering the systems content and capabilities with the signing of a comprehensive agreement with Singapore Airlines for the Boeing 777 aircraft fleet. The support for this contract is anticipated to commence the first quarter of 2009 when final agreement details should be complete. GE’s facility in Singapore will [...]

Singapore Pilot Selection Process

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I thought I just share some of the updates on the SIA selection process. Went through one recently this year (2005).
First Interview (Panel of 2 Interviewers)
1. Basic questions like why you want to become a pilot.
2. Some questions relating to your current occupation.
3. Mathematical questions like working out the distance given speed and time [...]

Singapore Airlines On Top Of Zagat 2008 Airline Survey

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Singapore Airlines has been voted the best international airline in terms of economy and premium classes, in the North American based Zagat 2008 Airlines Survey.
The annual survey this year saw 9,950 participants in the study, which continued to show a high level of customer dissatisfaction, especially in areas of delays and cancellations.
“The airline industry continues [...]

AirAsia On Par With Singapore Airlines

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AirAsia chief executive officer Datuk Tony Fernandes was all glee on Monday when the low-cost carrier began the first of its seven daily flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur.
The reasons were many. At the top of the list was that his dream of total open skies between Singapore and KL had been realised. He compared [...]

AirAsia Boss Fernandez Eyes Singapore Airlines

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Malaysian budget airline AirAsia’s ethnic Indian boss Tony Fernandez has said his long-term goal is to one day “take over” Singapore Airlines (SIA), the national airline of the neighbouring city state.
The maverick entrepreneur revealed his company’s ambitions at the end of a slide presentation at an event where he was conferred an award by [...]

The Deed That Killed IFS Alfred On SQ 006

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IFS Alfred need not have died in the SQ 006 crash in TPE. He was on the main deck of the aircraft but after the impact took place he heard the panic in the upper deck,ran upstairs and got himself into trouble.
He was trying desperately to help save the passengers and lost his life [...]

Sacking Of PPS Taipei James’ Leading Stewardess Mistress

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The story according to boh tong in his blog was like this:
‘James’ a PPS passenger from Taipei was giving the staff and crew a hard time whenever he travelled with SQ. He antagonised someone from SQ management and cabin crew division looked into his mistress work record and found her to be involved in a [...]

Singapore Airlines Pilot’s Salary

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First Officer (B777/A340)>>>>>>>> $ 4,925/$ 5,150 – $ 8,500
B747-400>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $ 5,373/$ 5,600 – $ 9,250
Airbus A380>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> $ 6,050 – $ 9,250
B777/A340 >>>>>>$ 8,850 – $ 15,300
B747-400 >>>>>>$ $10,000-$16,500
Airbus A380 >>>> $ 10,700 – $16,500
Allowances ( approximate monthly meals,nightstop and productivity allowances).
First Officer gets between S$ 4,000 to S$ 6,000
Captain gets between S$ 5,000 to S$ [...]

From Classroom To The Sky

Posted in Cabin Crew News, Singapore Airlines 1 comment

SHE has always wanted to be a Singapore Girl – jetting in style from country to country wearing a kebaya and her hair in a bun.
Just 18, Temasek Polytechnic (TP) student Chia Meng Yu has a head start to realising her dream.
From next April to September, she and 12 other students – nine [...]

Singapore Airlines Interview Questions

Posted in Cabin Crew Interview Tips, Singapore Airlines 14 comments

Why do you want to be a cabin crew with Singapore Airlines ?
What qualities do you possess that would make you an ideal stewardess?
Tell us about your hobbies?
If you are selected how would you contribute to make SIA inflight service better?
Tell us about your current or your previous job?
Why do you want to leave your [...]

Singapore Airlines Cabin Crew Interview

Posted in Cabin Crew Interview Tips, Singapore Airlines 63 comments

Singapore Airlines on average every 2 months will stage a recruitment exercise.
1st Round : will group in a group of 10 for group interview. They will ask u to introduce yourself, and another questions. It can be any questions.( Ex: why u wan to join SIA, tell us about a good or bad customer service [...]

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