Airline in focus: Singapore Airlines

This week we profile World Routes 2018 attendee Singapore Airlines, the flag carrier of Singapore.

Each week we examine in detail one of the airlines attending an upcoming Routes event. In this edition we analyse Singapore Airlines, which is attending World Routes 2018.

Singapore Airlines (SIA) is the flag carrier of Singapore with its hub at Singapore Changi Airport

The carrier was the launch customer for the Airbus A380, the world's largest passenger aircraft, and from October will the crown from Qatar Airways as the operator of the world's longest commercial flight.

The airline has opened reservation for the route from Singapore to Newark Liberty International Airport using the new Airbus A350-900ULR. Flights are to be launched on 11 October 2018 and the route will initially be served three times a week.

See more details about Singapore Airlines on Route Exchange

Headquarters Singapore
Total ASKs (2017) 117,886,001,000
Total seats (2017) 25,037,825
Total routes (2017) 66
Total departure points (2017) 63
Total countries (2017) 33

SIA's route network (summer 2018) - click to enlarge:

SIA network summer 18

Source: OAG Mapper