As the flag carrier of Singapore, Singapore Airlines is a dominant player in the Asian airline markets, operating from its hub at Singapore Changi Airport. Known for its dedication to comfort and customer service, Singapore Airlines is ranked tenth in the world for number of international passengers carried and ranks amongst the top 15 airlines worldwide for passenger miles flown. It operates regional flights via its subsidiary SilkAir and Scoot is Singapore Airlines’ low-cost carrier offering budget international travel.
Destinations number over 130 and span a network across six continents, including nonstop flights from the US to Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Frankfurt, and Manchester. In 2018, it relaunched its trans-Pacific route between Newark and Singapore - the longest non-stop flight in the world covering 10,000 miles in up to 19 hours. Singapore Airlines was chosen as the launch customer for the Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger aircraft. With an all wide-body passenger aircraft fleet, the airline operates a total of 137 planes.
The airline has topped Travel & Leisure’s best airline list for more than 20 years and has been ranked the world’s best airline four times by renowned travel guide Skytrax, who also voted the airline a world leader for its cabin crew and cleanliness.
KrisFlyer is Singapore Airlines’ frequent flyer program. As part of Star Alliance, the largest global airline alliance, KrisFlyer members earn miles when flying with any Star Alliance airline. Members may also enjoy rewards and benefits, such as extra baggage allowances and priority boarding.
Singapore Airlines is dedicated to providing the highest standard of care and service. Their modern aircrafts boast the ultimate comfort with ergonomically-designed seats, even for economy passengers. KrisWorld, the in-flight entertainment system, offers over 1,800 movies, TV programs, and games to choose from. WiFi packages are available to purchase.
A range of cabin classes and fare options are available. Premium Economy Class offers increased comfort with more room and a leg rest. Business and First Class enjoy more space and privacy, fully-flat beds, luxury amenities and catering, and complementary WiFi. On the A380, luxury suites provide sliding doors and a separate bed. All passengers receive complimentary meals, snacks and drinks. The “Book the Cook” service means Premium Economy, Business and First Class passengers can pre-order meals from a wide selection of meals designed by world-renowned chefs.
Singapore Airlines’ Silver Kris Lounges are found at select airports, with access depending on travel class and membership status. The Kris Flyer Gold Lounge is available to KrisFlyer Elite Gold members departing on Economy Class at the Singapore Changi Airport.
Online check-in open 48 hours prior to the scheduled time of departure and closes 90 minutes prior. Singapore Airlines recommends arriving the airport 2.5 hours before departure if you are checking in bags, or 1.5 hours before departure without checked bags.
Suites and First Class
*Checked luggage total weight of 110 lbs/50 kg
*Carry-on luggage x 1pc (up to 15 lbs/7 kg) + 1 personal item
Premium Economy Class
Baggage allowances for flights to and from the United States follow a piece concept (2 x 32 kg pieces for Suites, First and Business Class; 2 x 23 kg pieces for Premium Economy and Economy Class).
KrisFlyer Elite Gold and Star Alliance Gold members receive an extra 20 kg baggage allowance. Additional and oversized baggage may be pre-booked, but should not exceed 78 x 31 x 29 inches/200 x 75 x 80 cm.
Passengers traveling with infants are allowed one extra checked-in bag and carry-on bag, and may bring on board a collapsible stroller plus a cot or car seat. Infants under two do not need their own seat fare and baby bassinets are available if booked in advance. Wheelchairs and other special assistance items may be checked free of charge.