Singapore Airlines is the national airline of Singapore. Headquartered at Airline House, its chief hub is located at Singapore's Changi Airport. The airline's first flight, using an Airspeed Consul, took off from the British Straits Settlement of Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, on April 2, 1947. From May 1, 1947 onwards, the airline started plying regular weekly flights from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur, Ipoh and Penang. The following decade witnessed the rapid expansion of the airline. At that time, the airline was provided technical assistance from British Commonwealth carriers, which included BOAC and Qantas Empire Airways.
It holds the merit of being one among the only four airlines in the world to receive a 5-star rating by Skytrax. Recently, the airline was ranked 33rd in Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies. The airline is the launch customer of the Airbus A380 aircraft, which is popularly called 'superjumbo'. Due to its world-class safety and services to its passengers, the…
Etihad Airways was founded in July 2003, by virtue of a royal decree issued by Sheikh Khalifa, the President of UAE. The services of the airline commenced on November 5, 2003, with a ceremonial flight to Al Ain. It launched services to Beirut on November 12, 2008, marking the beginning of its commercial operations.
Etihad Airways is the national airline of United Arab Emirates, offering air travel within as well as outside the country. It is based in Abu Dhabi, the capital of UAE. The airline has a cargo division as well, under the name of Etihad Crystal cargo, which started operations in 2004. The airline has its main base at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad Airways has been honored with over 30 awards since its inauguration in 2003. It holds a four star rating by Skytrax, the UK-based airline consultancy service. Etihad Airways is run by a Board of Directors.
Etihad Airways has a fleet of Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Airbus A330-200, Airbus A340-500, Airbus A340-600,…
Thai Airways International was formed in 1960, as a joint venture between Thailand’s domestic airline, Thai Airways Company (TAC) and Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS). The airline commenced its operations in 1960, with flights to nine overseas destinations within Asian continent. In 1971, Thai Airways started its intercontinental services, with flights to Australia, followed by flights to Europe in 1972 and to North America in 1980. In 1988, Thai Airways International merged with the domestic airline, Thai Airways Company. In 1991, Thailand Government approved a resolution authorizing Thai Airways to list its shares on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). Subsequently, listing of Thai Airways shares was commenced on July 19, 1991.
The main hub of Thai Airways International is Bangkok International Airport. In 2006, Thai international was credited with the award of 'World’s Best Cabin Staff and The Best Airline in the World' by Skytrax. In 2009, Thai Airways International's first…
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