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Scoot sees off Tiger branding, adds Honolulu, Harbin to network

Scoot sees off Tiger branding, adds Honolulu, Harbin to network

Scoot has big ambitions for the American market, starting with Hawaii

SingaporeAir, Qantas, Qatar Airways, circle each other’s airport strategies

SingaporeAir, Qantas, Qatar Airways, circle each other’s airport strategies

Taken in isolation, recent moves by Qantas, Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines are impressive. Connect the dots and it seems a battle of the hub airports is imminent

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

Why Singapore Airlines+Lufthansa equals Changi versus Dubai

A top Asian and European carrier combine to cut out or bypass the Middle East hubs

Singapore looks more likely as Qantas base for its planned Asia premium narrow body venture

Singapore looks more likely as Qantas base for its planned Asia premium narrow body venture

An application this afternoon by Qantas to Australia’s International Air Services Commission to apply its QF code to no less than the equivalent of 14 Boeing 747s weekly on Jetstar Asia services between Singapore and Thailand makes it likely that Singapore will become the base for its planned Asia based and as yet unnamed premium […]

The battle for Changi, the war for Japan, and much more

The battle for Changi, the war for Japan, and much more

What happens to Qantas and Jetstar in the near future is part of a far broader canvas, and one that is likely to be painted with blood and red ink within a few years if not months. Singapore is as good a place to consider the action as any, but this is not just about […]

“Singastar” is about more than Qantas/Jetstar

“Singastar” is about more than Qantas/Jetstar

Qantas and Jetstar as well as every major airline from Japan to the Middle East will be reviewing their strategies and outlook following Singapore Airline’s decision to launch a medium to long range wide bodied low fare carrier. SQ has not given any details of fleet or routes, further adding to the uncertainty, but there […]

Jetstar launches Singapore based long haul flights

Jetstar launches Singapore based long haul flights

Jetstar has just told the Singapore media that it will become Singapore’s first long haul low cost airline from late this year, flying A330-200s to Australia and North Asian or European destinations from Changi Airport. It has also sent a signal to Qantas employees that the jobs being created to put the group’s services back […]

Melbourne gets daily Singapore Airlines Airbus A380s to London from 29 September

Melbourne gets daily Singapore Airlines Airbus A380s to London from 29 September

Singapore Airlines will have daily return flights from both Melbourne and Sydney to London on Airbus A380s from 29 September. The deployment of its ninth A380 on the Melbourne-Singapore route closely parallels the late afternoon departure and early morning arrivals of the giant Airbus on the Sydney-Singapore-London route allowing easy connections for Melbourne travellers in […]

Jetstar mounts an escape into Changi

Jetstar mounts an escape into Changi

The trench warfare between Singapore Airlines controlled Tiger Airways and the Qantas controlled Jetstar franchise dug in a bit deeper this morning when Jetstar Asia announced a new matrix of interline arrangements with its focal point at Changi Airport. It means Qantas is going to use Changi against Singapore Airlines the same way the Singaporeans […]