In 1972, Malaysia-Singapore Airlines (MSA) divided and became two new entities – Singapore Airlines and Malaysian Airline System. The complete decade was dedicated on growth and consolidation of Singapore Airlines. A subsidiary company called Singapore Airport Terminal Services (SATS) was started to provide more proficient ground services at Paya Lebar Airport. After two years, the corporate office of Singapore Airlines was opened in Airline House, at the Changi Airfreight Centre.
The airline has come a long way since its founding in 1972, developing from a local airline to one of the most admired carriers across the world. At present, it is not only the flag carrier of Singapore but a 5-star airline. It has a strong presence in the Southeast Asia, East Asia, South Asia, and Africa. It operates at several destinations across the world from its main hub at Changi Airport.
Singapore Airlines Top Flight RoutssSingapore Airlines has a fleet of 107 aircrafts that fly to 62 destinations of 35 countries across 6 continents from its primary hub in Singapore. The airline with its subsidiary SilkAir connects Singapore to a number of international destinations. It serves to Abu Dhabi & Dubai in United Arab Emirates, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Mumbai in India, Zurich in Switzerland, Sydney in Australia, Paris in France, Osaka & Tokyo in Japan, Rome in Italy, Chicago, Honolulu, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco in United States and a lot more destinations across the world.
Baggage allowance weight limit in Singapore Airlines varies as per the cabin class and the destination you are traveling. Checked baggage for most of the destinations except US & Brazil are same. In Suites and First Class, checked baggage should not exceed to 50 kg. For Business Class passengers, checked baggage allowance is 40 kg and for Economy Class passengers, baggage allowance is 30 kg. Each passenger is also allowed to carry some cabin baggage. In Suites, First and Business Class, they can 2 pieces of baggage of 7 kg each as carry-on baggage and in Economy Class, 1 piece luggage of 7 kg is allowed.
Singapore Airlines offers a whole range of entertainment options to its passengers. Watch your favorite movies from the selection of films available with this airline. It also features several TV programs and music channels to enjoy. The airline provides several entertainment devices like Krisworld and handsets to enrich your entertainment experience. You can delight yourself with a number of cuisines served onboard Singapore Airlines. Its culinary menu has a wide range of appetizing treats, complemented with beers, champagne, wines, spirits, liquors and other beverages from different countries. At Singapore Airlines, you can also get several reading materials..
Singapore Airlines gives you the facility of online check-in so that you don't have to face the hassles of standing in the queues of airports. Online check-in facility is available for passengers with confirmed bookings from 48 to 2 hours prior to the departure of the flight. For check-in at airport, counters open at 4:30 and close at 14:00. You may check-in between 48 hours and 40 minutes prior to scheduled departure of the flight.