Thursday, 25 October 2018 22:03

SQ’s CHC A350 promo

Singapore Airlines hosted 100 Christchurch travel agents to an A350 promotional evening this week, held at the South Bar, Christchurch Airport.


Published in Airlines
Tuesday, 03 July 2018 01:16

Winner to Western Front tour

The winner of the Te Papa the Scale of our War Gallipoli exhibition competition, sponsored by Innovative Travel and Singapore Airlines, attended a special prize presentation last week at Te Papa Museum.

Published in Europe
Friday, 29 June 2018 01:30

SIA partners with Swiss-Belhotel

Swiss-Belhotel International is inviting members of KrisFlyer, Singapore Airlines’ frequent flyer programme, to earn triple miles when staying at its properties in Australia and New Zealand.

Published in Airlines
Thursday, 21 June 2018 21:53

Winning wine ways with SIA

Singapore Airlines hosted a wine tasting event at Coley & Punch in Auckland last night – building up to its Winetopia event today.

Published in Airlines
Thursday, 31 May 2018 23:13

Longest commercial flights launching

Singapore Airlines will launch the world’s longest commercial flights in October, with non-stop services between Singapore and New York using the new Airbus A350-900ULR (ultralong-range).


Flights are to be launched on 11 October 2018, to EWR. The route will initially be served three times a week, departing Singapore on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. SIA is the world’s first customer for the new A350-900ULR, with seven on firm order with Airbus. The aircraft will be configured in a two-class layout, with 67 Business Class seats and 94 Premium Economy Class seats. Tickets are being made available for sale progressively across the various booking channels.

Published in Airlines
Thursday, 31 May 2018 22:32

Transformation pays off for SQ

One year into a three-year transformation programme focused on improving revenue generation and reducing wastage has now progressed to Singapore Airlines moving into a ‘growth phase’ of fleet, capacity and frequency.

Published in Airlines
Thursday, 17 May 2018 23:21

Asia Now – that’s a wrap for 2018

Asia Now wrapped up with presentations and a Thai dinner at Grasshopper Restaurant central Auckland on Wednesday night. It was the last of six presentations (see TRAVELinc Memo Friday 11 June for a report from the Wellington version). Presenting companies included Singapore Airlines, Wendy Wu Tours, Macao Government Tourism Office, Philippine Airlines, Contiki, Garuda, Francis Travel Marketing / Fathom Asia, and Adventure World.

Published in Paparazzo

Tourism Australia’s focus on the New Zealand market will remain firmly on business events and incentives.
So remarked managing director John O’Sullivan at the Australian Tourism Exchange this week, saying the job of wooing Kiwi leisure travelers will remain with the eight states and territories in spite of increased competition in the wake of bolstered connectivity in the New Zealand market.

Published in Australia