SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines has agreed to place firm orders with Boeing for 20 777-9s and 19 787-10s, for additional growth and fleet modernisation through the next decade.
ULAANBAATAR – Fancy a break – or a skiing experience - in Mongolia? Till March 31, the Shangri-La Ulaanbaatar is offering 50% off a second night, with rates starting at US$260, or an advance purchase with breakfast from US$230. A ski package comes at US$315 for one night.
HARBIN – The 344-room Songbei Shangri-La has opened in China’s fabled city of ice, Harbin, 18 years after Shangri-La opened its first property there in 1999. Till February 20, the hotel has an introductory offer of RMB1,350 (plus service/tax) per night, including buffet breakfast.
SYDNEY - To coincide with Chinese New Year peak demand, Qantas has launched services to Beijing from Sydney, adding 3,300 seats weekly to the route and increasing its total capacity on routes into Asia by 7%.
SINGAPORE – To meet growing demand in the winter months, Silkair will increase flights between Singapore and Cairns from three to four weekly in June and to five weekly from July 4 to August 29. www.silkair.com/ (ATI).
SINGAPORE – From May 30, Stockholm will become the second Scandinavian city in SIA’s global network when the airline introduces flights to the Swedish capital via Moscow. SIA already services Copenhagen.