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Singapore Airlines Was the First to Fly A380 in 2007

By Dwayne Rock Subscribe to RSS | April 11th 2012 | Views:
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Singapore Airlines is South East Asia’s popular airline company, which started its operations in 1972 as a regional airline and now it is one of the popular airlines of the world, covering six continents of the globe serving 68 destinations.

Singapore airlines has been innovative all the time bringing novelties in its inflight facilitations, for instance

•it introduced the offer of free headsets in its flights, a choice of meals and free drinks to economy class passengers, as early as 1970s

•it introduced satellite based inflight telephone in 1991

•it introduced an international culinary panel for developing inflight meals in 1998

•it introduced the longest non-stop flight from Singapore to Los Angeles in February 2004 and later in the same year another non-stop service to New York in June 2004

•First to fly the A380 from Singapore to Sydney in 2007.

•Singapore airlines maintains several first class categories in its flights, Singapore Airlines Suites is a class exclusive to AirbusA380 which is operated in the routes with Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, Paris, Sidney, Tokyo, Zurich and Los Angeles. All their economy class seats have personal television screens.

Singapore Airlines flies with several first class cabins in its different flights, with its Economy class having individual TV screens for passengers to comfortably relax.

Cathay Pacific airlines is an airline on its seventh decade of operation, being the flag carrier of Hong Kong, it operates its flights from its hub Hong Kong International Airport, with focus cities of Bangkok at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Singapore at Singapore Changi Airport and Taipei at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.

Cathay Pacific airlines owns also a subsidiary Draganair, which operates its flights to 30 destinations from Hong Kong, and in the year 2009 Cathay Pacific ailines carried about 23.2 million passengers and 1.52 million tonnes of Cargo along with Dragonair.

Cathay Pacific airlines is in the founders team of Oneworld Alliance and its subsidiary became an affiliate member and Cathay Pacific is one of the seven airlines which are conferred with five star title by Skytrax, an independent air traffic research firm.

The fleet size of Cathay Pacific airlines is 136 which include its cargo flights and it caters 114 destinations in 36 countries worldwide, while it has code share agreements with 17 International airline companies besides similar agreements with French high speed trains.

Cathay Pacific airlines operates also a Frequent Flyer program, with the name Marco Polo Club, which has four tiers, namely Green, Silver, Gold and Diamond, classified according to the extent of travel and the entry level Green membership is upon payment of a joining fee.

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