Everyone must have heard of Singapore Airlines, the national airline of Singapore. This carrier was founded in 1947 and currently counts many subsidiaries – most of them operating as airlines. When this company was first created, it was known as Malayan Airways, but changed its name to the current one in 1972.
Those interested in flying with this airline should know that it would take them on 6 continents, in 35 countries in total. Most of the destinations are in Australia, Europe, and South-East Asia, while just 4 are in USA and one in Brazil. In the fall of 2015 the fleet of Singapore Airlines counted a total of 109 aircrafts made by Boeing and Airbus. All the planes have a wide body and are often renewed.
Those interested in rewards and various perks during their flight should consider joining the KrisFlyer frequent flier program. Its uniqueness comes from the tiers it has: 4 of them in total. The Priority Passenger Service Club is the highest tier one can reach and comes to privileges on this carrier and other members of the Star Alliance. The accumulated rewards allow passengers to redeem flights when money is tight.
When booking a ticket through the official website of Singapore Airlines you have the possibility of buying up to 11 tickets for adults. You can also find out more about each fare, refund policies, as well as whether it includes the airport taxes or not. You will also learn if your ticket is eligible to earn air miles or not, or if the miles you have in your account can be used to get various ticket upgrades or not. You should know that the website is available in English, but in the languages of the country of destination as well. This aspect makes the site a user friendly one, something we all hope for.