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SAA ends CPT – LHR service, SIA quickly grabs the slot for a 4th daily SIN – LHR

 South African Airways just two days ago revealed that it would be cancelling its long serving Cape Town – London Heathrow service effective 14th August. And with the cancellation, it would be leaving a slot pair with some very lucrative timings at Heathrow. SA220 CPT LHR 1850 0620+1 D 332 SA221 LHR CPT 2100 1005+1 […]

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Scoot reveals its first fully painted aircraft

SIA’s low cost long haul subsidiary,Scoot has revealed its first fully painted aircraft. The ex-SIA Boeing 777-200 (derated -200ER) emerged out of the SIA Engineering maintenance hangar recently bearing the new Scoot livery. The aircraft is 9V-OTA, previously 9V-SQA of Singapore Airlines. The aircraft was delivered on 5th May 1997 to original customer SIA.  Scoot’s […]

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Scoot to Sydney and its impact on others

SIA’s new low cost unit Scoot today announced Sydney as its first destination. The airline will launch daily services to Sydney in mid 2012, and obviously with Boeing 777-200 aircraft. It could work well for Scoot if they build up the right network, and Scoot already has begun a promotion to give away two tickets […]

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Singapore Airlines Network Changes Winter 2011/12

 Singapore Airlines has announced the following changes to its route network in the Northern Winter season of 2011 & 2012 (30th Oct to 24th Mar). Photo by Juergen Lehle  All of the following changes are for routes out of Singapore and are effective 30th October 2011. Ahmedabad  Flights will increase to thrice weekly from the […]

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SIA’s LCC tentatively named as New Aviation

 In tomorrow’s Flight International, I spotted something interesting. (Click to view in full size)  Singapore Airlines’ new Low Cost Carrier subsidiary, which recently confirmed its plans to use Boeing 777-200s, is now registered as New Aviation Pvt. Ltd. This however is simply the company’s name and the actual brand name may vastly differ. Any idea […]

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Japan Flight Information Update

 Due to the impending situation in Japan, most airlines have made changes to their flights into Japan. The following is an overview of presently planned flight operations into Japan by some of the leading carriers operating into Japan. Data is for the period 22 – 28 March. Last updated at 1415 UTC. Please note that […]

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Iberia Applies to Launch Barcelona – Sao Paulo

Sapnish national carrier Iberia has applied to launch services to Sao Paulo from Barcelona. If approved, the route will start on June 17th or 18th. Iberia plans to operate the service thrice weekly with an Airbus A340-300. The competition comes from Singapore  Airlines, which operates thrice weekly SIN-BCN-GRU service on board Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Schedules […]

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