Singapore Airlines reports record Q1 profit boosted by travel demand and flight cancellations in Europe

Singapore Airlines reports record Q1 profit boosted by travel demand and flight cancellations in Europe

By Lee Kah Whye The Singapore Airlines Group (SIA), co-owner of Indian carrier Vistara, reported its highest ever first-quarter operating profit of SGD 556 million last week (USD 403 million) on “surging passenger demand”. It is the second highest quarterly operating profit in the airline’s history. This is after it scraped into positive territory with … Read more

Pilots describe toxic culture and airline errors

Pilots describe toxic culture and airline errors

The chaos engulfing many major airports in North America and Europe since summer began hasn’t abated much, and news outlets and social media users continue to report on hordes of impatient travelers and mountains of misplaced suitcases. Source: Getty Images Canceled flights. Long lines. Staff walkouts. Missing luggage. Sound familiar? The chaos engulfing many major … Read more