• New Longest Flight by U.S. Carrier Is United's San Francisco-Singapore Route

    New Longest Flight by U.S. Carrier Is United's San Francisco-Singapore Route

    skift.com 29 Jan '16, 5pm

    United Airlines will start flying non-stop daily between San Francisco and Singapore this year in the longest direct service by a U.S. carrier as falling fuel costs allow more airlines to offer longer flights. United will fly Boeing Co.’s 787-9 aircraft for the route which starts June...

  • Singapore Airlines to Resume World’s Longest Flight Between New York and Singapore

    World's Longest Flight Retuns to New York-Singapore Route

    skift.com 13 Oct '15, 12pm

    Singapore Airlines has announced that it will bring back the world’s longest flights on A350 ultra-long-range aircraft to New York, resuming non-stop flights between Singapore and New York. This variant of the A350 will have a range of up to 8,700 nautical miles. The airline will rece...

  • Singapore Air Working to Regain Title to World’s Longest Flight

    Singapore Air Working to Regain Title to World's Longest Flight

    skift.com 18 Jun '15, 5am

    Singapore Airlines Ltd. is impatient to restore nonstop flights to the U.S. The airline is in talks with Airbus Group SE and Boeing Co. on developing a plane with new technology that would allow it to fly nonstop to the U.S. profitably, Singapore Air Chief Executive Officer Goh Choon ...

  • 12 Best Long-Haul Airline Seats in the Sky to Fly in 2016

    skift.com 27 Dec '15, 2pm

    Long-haul flight can be excruciating, but it doesn’t need to be. Aeronautics engineers, aircraft manufacturers, designers, and airlines have collaborated to improve the choices available, introducing cabins which could make flying long distances bearable again. Leaving out the extreme...

  • How Airbnb is unexceptionally fitting into Singapore's Culture! #Interesting by @skift

    Singapore Singles Have Created Airbnb's Strongest Market in Southeast Asia

    skift.com 16 Jul '15, 5pm

    In Singapore, it’s customary to live with your parents until marriage. The tradition is intended to cultivate strong family values, but it can create a tough environment for singles looking to spend time with their friends or with a new love interest. So many young professionals are b...

  • Singapore Repositions Image As a Cultural Hub With Local Artists

    Singapore Repositions Image As a Cultural Hub With Local Artists

    skift.com 15 Sep '15, 10am

    Singapore is celebrating 50 years of nationhood with a two-week SG50 event in New York this month highlighting Singaporean culture, following similar events in Beijing and London earlier this year. The agenda ranges from an interdisciplinary symposium on Singapore arts and society thi...

  • How Singapore is Building the City of the Future

    How Singapore is Building the City of the Future

    skift.com 28 Jul '15, 9pm

    According to MasterCard’s 2015 Global Destination Cities Index, Singapore’s five top feeder markets in order of visitors and visitor spend are: Jakarta, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Manila and Shanghai. However, because the state government has developed the city infrastructure so responsibly an...

  • Singapore’s Plan to Become Asia’s First Fully Realized Smart Nation

    Singapore's Plan to Become Asia's First Fully Realized Smart Nation

    skift.com 06 Aug '15, 12pm

    This post comes from our partner Follow @MasterCardNews This is an excerpt from our new series Future Cities series, where we explore how major destinations are using smart design to shape the city of the future. In this installment, we look at how Singapore is striking a balance betw...

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