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  1. SINGAPORE: Changi airport, S'pore Tourism Board to invest US$25.6m to boost visitor numbersRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    ... the allure of Singapore. In the coming months, the airport and tourism authority will also partner with Singapore Airlines. Lee Seow Hiang, CAG's chief executive officer, said: "Singapore and Changi Airport have to rise to the challenge of a highly ...

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  2. Why Japan, China, Korea banned new flights from Thai airlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

    ... in the period from March 30 to May 30, Piya said. NokScoot, a joint venture between Nok Airlines and Singapore Airlines subsidiary, has also delayed plans to launch new flights to South Korea, he said. Thai AirAsiaX could lose some 150,000 ...

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  3. Newbie Vistara to fly international in 2 yrs expand fleetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hindustan Times

    Vistara plans to expand its fleet size and start flying overseas within two years, the airline's CEO said on Tuesday, ahead of an expected change in aviation rules that could allow new carriers to operate abroad. The airline, a joint venture between Singapore Airlines and Indian conglomerate Tata Group, is looking to procure an undecided number of new narrow-body and wide-body aircraft to increase domestic flights, and begin flying to the Gulf and eventually to Europe and the US, CEO Phee Teik Yeoh said.

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  4. Govt firm on scrapping 5/20 rule for airlinesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Mydigitalfc.com

    ... expected change in rules that could allow new carriers to operate abroad. The airline, a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and Indian conglomerate Tata Group, made its debut in January, pitching itself as a full-service premium alternative for ...

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  5. Singapore Airlines says not in talks to buy stake in HK AirlinesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    The Wall Street Journal newspaper cited sources as saying that SIA is in talks to buy a minority stake in the Hong Kong-based short-haul carrier as part of an effort to tap into China's booming travel market.

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  6. Three onboard passenger experience trends from the first quarter of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Check-in.aero

    ... is the next big thing". It's not just the LCCs investing in tablets, though. Full service carrier (FSC) Singapore Airlines has partnered with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on a tablet-based app that helps to automate and streamline in-flight ...

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  7. UPDATE 1-Flight bans hitting revenues, customers of Thailand-based airlinesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Reuters

    ... in the period from March 30 to May 30, Piya said. NokScoot, a joint venture between Nok Airlines and Singapore Airlines subsidiary, has also delayed plans to launch new flights to South Korea, he said. Thai AirAsiaX could lose some 150,000 ...

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  8. Singapore Air Seeks Stake in Hong Kong AirlinesRead the original story

    Tuesday | WRKO-AM Brighton

    Singapore Airlines is in talks to buy a minority stake in short-haul carrier Hong Kong Airlines, as part of an effort to tap into China's booming travel market.

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  9. Vistara plans to expand into international routesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Mydigitalfc.com

    Airline Vistara plans to expand its fleet size and start flying to overseas destinations within two years, its CEO said on Tuesday, ahead of an expected change in rules that could allow new carriers to operate abroad. The airline, a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and Indian conglomerate Tata Group, made its debut in January, pitching itself as a full-service premium alternative for passengers willing to pay more than for the budget carriers that handle two-thirds of the country's travellers today.

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  10. Vistara plans to add international routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Times of India

    ... change in rules that currently restrict carriers from operating abroad. Vistara, a joint venture of Singapore Airlines and Indian conglomerate Tata Group , is looking to procure an undecided number of new narrowbody and widebody aircraft to increase ...

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  11. UPDATE 1-China, Japan, S.Korea halt Thai air route expansion on safety concernsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Reuters

    ... Thai Airways declined to comment. Nok Airlines said the impact on NokScoot, its joint venture with Singapore Airlines subsidiary, would be limited. Voradech Hanprasert, deputy permanent secretary at the Thai Transport Ministry, said the ICAO ...

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  12. In love with LannaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Nation

    ... a special gift. Call (02) 687 9000 or e-mail: varin.be@okurabangkok.com. AIRLINE OFFER Jumbo deals Singapore Airlines has announced it will operate the A380 between Bangkok and Singapore for the first time to celebrate the Songkran festival on April ...

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  13. Jamie Morton: 55 hours and $9700 for great cricket vibesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    A Kiwi expat who confirmed himself as one of the planet's staunchest Black Caps fans with a 55-hour round-trip from London to Melbourne had no regrets last night about embarking on his monster journey. Peter Thompson boarded his Singapore Airlines flight at Heathrow Airport at 10pm GMT Friday to find himself - with the exception of an Indian man on his way to Singapore - the only cricket fan on the plane.

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  14. Singaporeans in India comfort one another as they mourn Mr Lee Kuan YewRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The Straits Times

    ... want to grieve alone,'' said Mr Yeoh Phee Teik, the CEO of Vistara, the joint venture airline between Singapore Airlines and Tata Sons. He is a Malaysian as well as a Singapore Permanent Resident. Across India, flags flew at half mast as the country ...

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  15. Cricket World Cup: Black Caps fan's 34,000km trip 'a good decision'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... Melbourne this weekend had no regrets about embarking on his monster journey. Peter Thompson boarded his Singapore Airlines flight at Heathrow Airport at 10pm GMT Friday to find himself - with the exception of an Indian man on his way to Singapore - ...

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  16. Sunday musings: Scariest tourist trail, Best economy seats, Chicago museumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Tripso.com

    ... 1. Saudi Arabian Airlines 2. Korean Air 3. Garuda Indonesia 4. Oman Airlines 5. Japan Airlines 6. Singapore Airlines 7. Turkish Airlines 8. Cathay Pacific Airlines 9. Asiana Airlines 10. ANA All Nippon Airways I remember going to the Museum of ...

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  17. Airlines race to require two crew in cockpit after Germanwings crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | South China Morning Post

    ... role will be held by Werner Maas, now the safety pilot for the Lufthansa brand. Australia's Qantas and Singapore Airlines said they had systems in place to protect the cockpit. This article appeared in the South China Morning Post print edition as ...

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  18. Suicidal pilots hard to spot, say expertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The London Free Press

    ... to prevent such an accident. Asian airlines including Cathay Pacific, Japan Airlines, Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines say potential pilots must undergo a rigorous medical that includes a psychological test. Pilots must then pass a medical ...

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  19. On this day: Heathrow Airport's Terminal 5 openedRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Scotsman.com

    ... on airstrip at Los Rodeos Airport at Tenerife, Canary Islands, with 582 deaths. 1991: Commandos stormed a Singapore Airlines jet, killing four Pakistani hijackers who had threatened to set fire to the aircraft and its 120 passengers. 1992: Rosemary ...

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  20. Airlines change cockpit rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Iol.co.za

    ... look at it with the various experts at Lufthansa and the authorities." Australia's Qantas Airways and Singapore Airlines said they have strict, multi-layered systems in place to protect the cockpit. The incident is likely to provoke further debate ...

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