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Singapore Airlines Is The Official Airline For Giant Panda Collaborative Programme

SIA Cargo to transport pandas to Singapore
Singapore Airlines has been named the Official Airline for the Giant Panda collaborative programme between Wildlife Reserves Singapore (WRS) and the China Wildlife Conservation Association. WRS and Singapore Airlines have signed a sponsorship agreement under which the Airline will transport the pandas to Singapore and provide air tickets for training and exchange programmes.
Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines Cargo will operate a special freighter flight to transport the pair of pandas from Chengdu to Singapore in the second half of 2011. Air tickets will also be provided on Singapore Airlines and SilkAir flights, primarily for the training and familiarisation needs of the teams of zookeepers, veterinarians and researchers from both …

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Singapore Airlines Serves Up A New Japanese Fine Dining Experience

From 31 October 2010, Singapore Airlines’ Suites, First and Business Class customers travelling between Singapore and Japan, as well as between Tokyo and Los Angeles, can look forward to an even more authentic Japanese fine dining experience.
Masterfully created by renowned Kaiseki chef, Yoshihiro Murata, a member of Singapore Airlines’ International Culinary Panel and the owner of three-Michelin-starred Kikunoi Restaurant in Kyoto, the new Japanese meals are designed to cater to the increasingly sophisticated palates of the Airline’s customers.
“Japanese cuisine is an art that has been perfected through the centuries. To capture the authenticity and finesse of a Japanese fine dining experience, we prepare our Japanese meals in a traditional way with the freshest in-season produce …

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Singapore Airlines Aspires To Greener Skies

Singapore Airlines has successfully completed the world’s first multi-sector demonstration green flight, with fuel savings of more than 10 tonnes and a reduction in carbon emissions of more than 33 tonnes.
For the customers on board flight SQ11, it may have felt like a typical flight.  But they were part of an important chapter in civil aviation.
The Boeing 747-400, which departed Los Angeles on 31 January, arriving in Singapore early this morning via Tokyo, had just completed one of the most environmentally efficient flights over the North Pacific.
The flight is the first multi-sector demonstration green flight to be carried out under the Asia and Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) programme, which aims to promote environmental …

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Singapore Airlines Commits To Rainforest Preservation

20 August 2010
Singapore Airlines is donating US$3 million in its first major involvement in a large-scale green project with long-term, sustainable benefits for the global environment.
Funds donated by the Airline will go towards supporting the Harapan Rainforest Initiative, a unique collaboration between international non-governmental organisations including BirdLife International and Burung Indonesia (BirdLife Partner in Indonesia).
Representatives from Singapore Airlines, BirdLife International and Yayasan KEHI sealed the agreement at a signing ceremony in Singapore today. The Yayasan is an Indonesian not-for-profit foundation charged by the BirdLife consortium with the day-to-day management of the project.
Straddling Indonesia’s Jambi and South Sumatra provinces, Harapan Rainforest spans almost 100,000 hectares – an area one-and-a-half times the size of Singapore.
The forest concession …

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Check-in Experience Simplified

Singapore Airlines customers who check in online and travel without check-in baggage can now look forward to a streamlined check-in experience, with the Airline partnering Changi Airport Group to introduce the Passenger Reconciliation System (PRS) for its flights at Terminals 2 and 3 from 1 June.
Currently, customers with self-printed boarding passes are required to present their travel documents at the check-in counters for verification and endorsement.   This is the case even for customers who travel without check-in baggage.  Only after all documents have been verified can customers then proceed to the immigration access point.
With PRS, customers departing Changi Airport without check-in baggage can proceed directly to the immigration access point, where security officers with 2D …

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