Rytis Beresnevicius

Flights to nowhere: stop before it takes off

A new trend has emerged amongst Asia-Pacific airlines: flights to nowhere. Joy rides offered to a few passengers, however, add little value, as airlines completely ignore one crucial thing, the environment. ...


Pijus Jauniskis

SIA cuts 4,300 employees, pessimistic about domestic recovery

Staff cuts continue to plague the airline sector after Singapore Airlines’ (SIA) announcement to lay off 4,300 employees, 20% of its workforce....


Pijus Jauniskis

Bain bids $2.5B on Virgin Australia, Etihad and SIA lose millions

Bain Capital made a $2.5 billion (AU$3.5 billion) bid over Virgin Australia. Under the proposal, Virgin’s unsecured bondholders would be repaid 9% to 13% of their claims. Shareholders, however, will not receive any cashback, including Etihad and Singapore Airlines (SIA) that owned 21% and 20% of Virgin’s shares, respectively....


Pijus Jauniskis

Singapore Airlines Group loses $1B, expects rapid recovery

Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group (SIAG) can be officially chalked off with the rest of the airlines worldwide after taking heavy losses in Q1 2020 of $1.1 billion....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Singapore Airlines Group to operate 11 out of 194 aircraft

Singapore Airlines Group, which also includes SilkAir and low-cost carrier Scoot, announced very significant capacity changes that are set to last up until the end of April due to the outbreak of COVID-19....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Malaysia and Singapore Airlines agree on partnership agreement

Two Asia-Pacific airlines have shaken their hands on an extensive partnership, including flying on a joint business agreement. Yet both Singapore Airlines and Malaysia Airlines represent different airlines alliances, making a fairly huge conflict of interest....


Ruta Burbaite

Singapore Airlines bets on non-stop services expansion to the US

Singapore Airlines (SIA) continues to expand its non-stop services, focusing on the Southeast Asia-U.S. market. The flag carrier has launched the first non-stop flight from Seattle, Washington, to Singapore, operated by Airbus A350 XWB, the airline’s go-to aircraft for non-stop services....


Ruta Burbaite

Airbus goes the distance, prepares to unveil A350-1000ULR

Airbus A350XWB family of jetliners have become the aircraft-of-choice for many airlines competing in the ultra-long-haul market. But as the market grows, so does the appetite for an aircraft capable of flying ever longer distances. Airbus is reportedly preparing to launch the A350-1000ULR, an ultra-long-range variant of the largest member of the A350 XWB family of jetliners....


Ruta Burbaite

Airlines instructed to check for cracks on Airbus A380 wings

UPDATED. The EASA (European Union Aviation Safety Agency) has ordered Airbus to inspect some of its older A380 superjumbos after cracks were detected on the wings of the airplanes. The list includes several of the world's major airlines. EASA has called the issue a “potential unsafe condition”, meanwhile, Airbus assures that the safety of the world’s largest passenger jet has not been compromised....


Rolls-Royce: EASA to order early Trent 1000 TEN inspections
AeroTime Team

Rolls-Royce: EASA to order early Trent 1000 TEN inspections

After detecting premature High Pressure Turbine (HPT) blade deterioration on Trent 1000 TEN engines, Rolls-Royce announces reaching an agreement with EASA for accelerated inspection regime....