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Rolls-Royce agrees early inspections for Trent engine blades

Rolls-Royce agrees early inspections for Trent engine blades

British engine maker Rolls-Royce said on Wednesday it had agreed with regulatory authorities to inspect some Trent 1000 TEN engines earlier than previously planned after the recent re-emergence of issues related to blade deterioration.

Singapore Airlines grounds two 787-10s citing Rolls-Royce engine problem

Singapore Airlines grounds two 787-10s citing Rolls-Royce engine problem

Singapore Airlines Ltd said on Tuesday it had grounded two Boeing Co 787-10 jets fitted with Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC Trent 1000 TEN engines after checks of its fleet found premature blade deterioration.

Bird sparks a flap on Singapore to London flight

Bird sparks a flap on Singapore to London flight

A bird caused a flap on a Singapore to London flight after it suddenly appeared in the plane's business class section 12 hours into the journey, an airline said Tuesday.

Jetliner lands in US after world's longest flight

Jetliner lands in US after world's longest flight

An Airbus jetliner arrived in Newark on Friday after a nearly 18-hour trip from Singapore, completing the world's longest commercial flight.

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Singapore Airlines bans lion bones in cargo

Campaigners have long called for a ban on the controversial trade in big cat bones, which are sought after for medicine and jewellery in Southeast Asia.

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Al-Baker becomes chairman of IATA board of governors

Akbar al-Baker is the 77th chair of the IATA BoG and the first CEO from Qatar Airways to hold the position. He has served on the BoG since 2012.

Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight

Singapore Airlines to launch world's longest commercial flight

Airlines including Singapore Airlines, Australia's Qantas Airways Ltd and US-based United Continental Holdings Inc are adding ultra-long haul flights.

Singapore Airlines to absorb regional wing after upgrade

Singapore Airlines to absorb regional wing after upgrade

Singapore Airlines said on Friday it will absorb its struggling premium wing SilkAir following a multimillion-dollar upgrade as part of a reform drive to stay competitive.

Singapore Airlines has open mind on making initial bid for Air India

Singapore Airlines has open mind on making initial bid for Air India

Singapore Airlines has an open mind about making an initial bid for a stake in state-run Air India, the head of the Singaporean carrier's India business told Reuters on Thursday.

Airbus planning to cut production of A380 jets

Airbus planning to cut production of A380 jets

The A380 has battled against sluggish sales, squeezed by smaller, more efficient twin-engined jets. Airbus has previously announced plans to lower output to 12 aircraft in 2018 and eight in 2019.

Singapore Airlines shifts routes to budget arm Scoot

Singapore Airlines shifts routes to budget arm Scoot

Singapore Airlines Ltd's budget arm Scoot on Tuesday said it would take over two routes from sister carrier SilkAir as the parent company conducts a wide-ranging strategic review designed to cut its cost base.

Singapore Airlines launches green-package biofuel flights

Singapore Airlines launches green-package biofuel flights

In a bid to reduce international aviation emissions, Singapore Airlines has launched the world's first "green package" flights powered in part by sustainable biofuel produced from used cooking oil.