Top 10 Companies in Singapore 2016

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8. Singapore Airlines

Singapore Airlines is one of the world’s leading airlines that spans over 90 cities and more than 40 countries.

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They are the world’s largest operator of Boeing 747-400’s better known as Megatops. They were the pioneer of in-flight services such as offering free drinks and complimentary services and they have set new standards in offering world class service to its customers.


Singapore Airlines Limited is the national carrier of Singapore and major carrier in Pacific , European and North American region.

It is owned by Singapore government by a major stake of 50% and above while minor stakes are held by Delta and Swissair. It has been one of the most consistently profitable airlines and has never been under debt. Incorporated in the year 1972, the airlines have been synonymous with impeccable services by the Singapore girls, who were extremely friendly in conduct to their passengers. Its first chairperson was the former joint chief of MSA J.Y Pillay. SIA established a subsidiary called Singapore Airport Terminal Services Ltd in 1973.

In July 1977 the company announced joint operations with British airways to extend its services to London and other European countries. In 1989 SIA teamed with Delta and Swiss Air to create a global alliance. It has also partnered with other airlines to expand its services. The company has as many as 13,500 employees who are professionally trained by the company training programmes.

Sales $11.2 Bn

Profits $450 Mn

Total Assets $16.8 Bn