Tag: nostalgia

More than screens: A history of SIA’s inflight entertainment

If all you know about IFE is movies, you're missing out. Here's how SIA has kept passengers entertained through the years- well before screens were ubiquitous.

Hugo’s in the Sky: The story of Singapore Airlines’ gastronomic partnership with Hyatt

During The Golden Age of Travel, Singapore Airlines partnered with Hyatt to launch a one-of-a-kind dining experience: Hugo's in the Sky.

Before KrisFlyer: Singapore Airlines’ lesser-known frequent flyer programmes

KrisFlyer may be all we know today, but there was plenty before it. Here's the story of the other frequent flyer schemes Singapore Airlines dabbled in.

Thanks Tharman: How Singapore banned (and unbanned) the miles game

If you're a miles collector in Singapore today, you might want to send Tharman Shanmugaratnam a thank you note.

MSA: Mercury Singapore Airlines, or Malaysia Says Alamak

Singapore's national carrier was almost named Mercury Singapore Airlines, and Malaysia wasn't happy about it.

Orchard Rows: The story of Singapore Airlines’ ill-fated jackpot machines

What happens when you cram a few hundred passengers in a pressurised metal tube with six jackpot machines? In the 1980s, Singapore Airlines decided to find out.

Singapore Airlines’ Boeing 747 Slumberettes: So good that other airlines complained

Long before flatbed seats, SIA found a way for its First Class customers to sleep in style. Here's the story of the slumberettes on the B747.

Does anyone remember the Young Explorer Club, Singapore Airlines’ FFP for kids?

From 1994 to 2006, Singapore Airlines ran the Young Explorer Club, an FFP designed just for kids.