Singapore Airlines is the national airline of Singapore, headquartered at Changi Airport. It was founded in 1972 and today flies to more than 130 destinations across the world, including six cities in the United States. The flag carrier has consistently ranked among the top airlines in the world in terms of the service and comfort provided, most recently winning the title of best airline in the world in the 2020 World Airline Awards by Skytrax. With certain first class cabins, you’ll get a luxurious private suite complete with a double bed, although it certainly comes at a cost!
Singapore Airlines has its primary hub at Singapore Changi Airport. It flies to 72 international destinations, some of them seasonal, on five continents. In the US, Singapore Airlines flies to Houston (from Manchester UK, 4 flights per week), Los Angeles (from Singapore, 10 flights per week), Newark (from Singapore, 1 flight per day), New York City JFK (from Singapore, 1 flight per day), San Francisco (from Singapore, 2 flights per day), and Seattle (from Singapore, 3 flights per week) As of 2022, Singapore Airlines is rebuilding its schedule after slashing flights during the coronavirus pandemic. By March 2023, it will be flying 1,680 passenger flights per week. Many of these are to destinations within Asia, with the most flights (44 per week) headed to Kuala Lumpur. Singapore Airlines has a fleet of 149 passenger aircraft. The workhorse of its fleet is the Airbus A350-900, completing both short and long-haul flights.