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Singapore Airlines

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Singapore Airlines (abbreviation: SIA or SQ) is the flag carrier of the Republic of Singapore with its hub located at the Singapore Changi Airport. The airline is notable for highlighting the Singapore Girl as its central figure in the corporate branding segment.[3] Ranked as a 5-star airline by Skytrax for the last three decades, it has also been ranked as the world's best airline four times.[4]

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Singapore Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded1 May 1947; 76 years ago (1947-05-01)
(as Malayan Airways)
Commenced operations1 October 1972; 50 years ago (1972-10-01)
(as Singapore Airlines)
HubsChangi Airport
Frequent-flyer program
AllianceStar Alliance
Fleet size147
Parent companyTemasek Holdings (55%)[1]
Traded asSGX: C6L
Key people
RevenueIncrease S$7.6 billion (2022)
Operating incomeIncrease S$610 million (2022)
Net incomeIncrease S$962 million (2022)
Total assetsIncrease S$48.7 billion (2022)
Total equityIncrease S$22.4 billion (2022)
Employees14,117 (2022)
Financials as of 31 March 2022.[2]

Singapore Airlines Group has more than 20 subsidiaries, including numerous airline-related subsidiaries. SIA Engineering Company handles maintenance, repair and overall (MRO) business across nine countries with a portfolio of 27 joint ventures including with Boeing and Rolls-Royce. Singapore Airlines Cargo operates SIA's freighter fleet and manages the cargo-hold capacity in SIA's passenger aircraft.[5] Scoot, a wholly owned subsidiary operates as a low-cost carrier.

Singapore Airlines was the first to put the Airbus A380—the world's largest passenger aircraft—as well as the Boeing 787-10 into service and is the only operator of the ultra long-range (ULR) version of the Airbus A350–900. It ranks amongst the top 15 carriers worldwide in terms of revenue passenger kilometers[6] and is ranked tenth in the world for international passengers carried.[7] Singapore Airlines was voted as the Skytrax World's Best Airline Cabin Crew 2019.[8] The airline has also won the second and fourth positions as the World's Best Airlines[9] and World's Cleanest Airlines respectively in 2019.[10]