Singapore Airlines Announces Premium Economy Redemptions/ Upgrades

  Singapore Airlines today announced that it will introduce redemption bookings and upgrades for the new Premium Economy cabin. Previously, members could book Economy, Business, First or Suites redemptions, or upgrade from Economy to Business or Business to First/ Suites. Rates are set very appropriately, with prices comfortably between Economy and Business Class redemptions. However,…

The New Superpower – Value Alliance

Eight Low Cost Carriers (LCC’s) – otherwise known as “Budget Airlines” – from the Asia-Pacific region have today announced the formation of a new and revolutionary strategic alliance, all with the intent of driving tourism and lowering prices. Branded with a simple and elegant logo (that goes quite against their member airlines’ marketing schemes), “Value…

The 15 best new airline commercials | Powerful, Fun and Simply WOW

Airlines are renowned for some pretty memorable and impressive commercials. In a competitive, cut-throat industry, spending a great deal on advertising is key to an airline’s performance. There’ve been funny, wild, powerful, breathtaking, artistic and even melancholy commercials that are out there to say, “THIS is what our airline is about”. Some focus on the…

The 10 BEST airline safety videos of all time!

The safety video is something most people pay almost no attention to. Perhaps if it’s your first flight ever, you may take a few glances as it plays, but in all, very few people even take note of the fact that it’s screening right in front of you. Many airlines create interesting and humorous videos…

Uber Ban Lifted at Sydney Airport

Popular ride sharing service Uber, (which has recently become legal in NSW) is soon to be permitted at Sydney Airport. Previously, passengers who used the service at the airport had to walk to a local airport road, rather than be picked up in the designated taxi ranks. There will be a dedicated zone for terminals…

Singapore Airlines to fly the A350 to Hong Kong!

In a surprise twist, SIA has announced it will temporarily deploy the A350 to Hong Kong as part of the crew familiarisation process. Currently, the aircraft is flying on sectors to Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, and will soon operate Hong Kong, in order to train and familiarise crew with the aircraft before the proper inaugural…

Changi Airport crowned world’s best… Again!

It’s no secret that Singapore’s Changi Airport is phenomenal. Seriously, out of this world, incredible, awesome and the best there is. With a giant slide, massive vertical garden, waterfalls at baggage claim, free cocktails, sleeping areas, free movie theatres, endless shopping, incredible lounges, a swimming pool, 3 hotels, a sunflower garden and even a butterfly…

Singapore Airlines boots Emirates from Sydney check-in

Well it’s about time this happened! Any Sydney-based travellers will know the struggles of having counters placed VERY LAST in the terminal, at the absolute furthest end. This has always meant a significant walk from the counters to emigration facilities. Now I don’t know how they managed to kick out Emirates (who were previously in…

How to complain to an airline in 9 steps

It’s no secret that airline products and services vary greatly within any particular airline, and even more so across the industry as a whole. For those who fly often, or those who simply have become ‘airline connoisseurs’, failures on the airline’s part are very noticeable and can lead to an overall terrible experience. Air travel isn’t necessarily cheap,…

The Slick New Singapore Airlines App for Tablets (Apple iPad)

Singapore Airlines recently made an announcement that they were to be the first airline to introduce a companion app to connect personal devices to personal inflight entertainment systems using the onboard wifi. This service is being delivered through the airline’s mobile app, previously only available on phones. They recently pushed out an iPad compatible version that…

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Changing IFE forever – Singapore Airlines’ Super-Smart A350 Wireless KrisWorld

  Inflight entertainment systems are developing at a very rapid rate, with incredible changes happening now and scheduled for the future. The most booming aspect is wireless internet, phone services and general connectivity. Last year, Panasonic announced they had partnered with Singapore Airlines to deliver a specialised companion app for passengers to pair/ link their…