Singapore Airlines is the national airline of Singapore. Its IATA code is SQ whereas it is the ICAO AIS. Singapore Airlines is one of the best and most successful airlines in Asia with flights to Europe, North America, and Asia and Australia.
Flights to several cities of Southeast Asia, China, and India are handled by Silk Air while cargo handled by Singapore Airlines Cargo. Following the trend of the plane with cheap rates (low-cost carrier), Singapore Airlines Tiger Airways which also opens headquarters in Singapore’s ChangiInternational Airport.
In 1963, formed the Federation of Malaysia that turns into Malaysian Airways airline. The separation of Singapore from the Federation occurred in 1965 and in 1966 the Malaysian Airways changed its name to Malaysia-Singapore Airlines.
MSA ceased operations in 1972 when a disagreement between the two parties. More emphasis on domestic flights Malaysia while Singapore chose international routes. Despite the separation, the flight attendants of Singapore Airlines or so-called Singapore Girl still wearing kebaya.
Singapore Airlines began with the formation of Malayan Airways Ltd.. And held its inaugural flight May 1, 1947. At that time, the city is served by Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Penang in Malaysia. The airline after it developed after World War II and in 1955, its fleet includes a large number of DC-3 aircraft.
Rapid development occurred in 1970 when Singapore Airlines Boeing 747 in its fleet present. In the 1980s, the United States, Canada, and Europe added to the Singapore Airlines‘ route network. In 2004, Singapore Airlines started direct journey from Singapore to Los Angeles and New York (Newark Liberty International Airport.
The airline also has been promoting itself as the user’s first Airbus A380 aircraft are used at the end of 2006 for flights between Singapore, London and Sydney.
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