Grab a ride and fly

October 4, 2017 by  
Filed under Singapore, Travel Deals

BANGKOK, 4 October 2017: Singapore Airlines  and Grab announced a partnership, Tuesday, that integrates their mobile apps to offer  a pre booking service for a ride to an airport in six countries across Southeast Asia.

The SQ mobile app offers the Grab taxi service in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Starting Tuesday, SIA customers can book Grab rides through the SingaporeAir mobile app. Customers using the app will see an option to book a Grab ride to the airport seven days before their scheduled departure. Read more

CAG, SIA and STB beef up partnership

April 19, 2017 by  
Filed under News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 19 April 2017: Singapore’s big three, Changi Airport Group, Singapore Airlines and Singapore Tourism Board, have extended their joint partnership for another three years funded by a record SGD33.75 million investment.

The joint promotional fund will be used to sell Singapore as an attractive stopover and twin it with other destinations in the region.(1)

Efforts will focus on promoting Singapore as a stopover or twinning destination to travellers globally. The previous approach targeted just travellers from specific long-haul markets such as the US and Europe. Read more

SIA signs mega deal with Boeing

February 10, 2017 by  
Filed under Aviation, News, Singapore

SINGAPORE, 10 February 2017: Singapore Airlines said Thursday it had ordered 39 Boeing passenger planes worth USD13.8 billion as it seeks to expand its capacity in the face of growing competition.

The carrier said it had signed a letter of intent with the US manufacturer for 20 of its 777-9s and 19 of its 787-10s, with options for six more of each aircraft, bringing the total to 51 if exercised.

“Today’s major order for wide-body aircraft enables us to continue operating a modern and fuel-efficient fleet, providing the SIA Group with additional expansion opportunities to ensure that we retain our industry-leading position,” chief executive Goh Choon Phong said in a statement. Read more