Severely burnt by fuel hedging losses and the collapse in demand from COVID-19, Singapore Airlines (SIA) posted a net loss of S$212 million ($148 million) for its fiscal year ending March 31, the first in its history.
Ahead of its full year financial report on May 14, Singapore Airlines (SIA) has put out a stock announcement saying it is expecting a net loss for fiscal 2019-2020, including a material operating loss for the last quarter between January and March.
With no end to the COVID-19 crisis in sight, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is flying four of its Airbus A380 and two of LCC subsidiary Scoot’s A320ceo to the Asia Pacific Aircraft Storage (APAS) facility in Alice Springs, Australia for long-term parking.
The Securities Investors Association (Singapore) (SIAS) has submitted a list of queries to the board of Singapore Airlines (SIA) prior to the carrier’s emergency general meeting (EGM) on the S$15 billion ($10.5 billion) cash call proposal to raise funds for the airline amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Following the closure of borders at home and abroad, Singapore Airlines (SIA) said it will cut 96% of its capacity until the end of April in what it described as the “greatest challenge” SIA group has ever faced.
Crediting its multiyear transformation program, the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group posted a 10.9% year-on-year (YOY) profit growth for its fiscal 2019/2020 third quarter (Q3), earning S$315 million ($233.5 million) for the period ending Dec. 31, 2019.
Singapore Airlines (SIA) and All Nippon Airways (ANA) inked a joint venture (JV) framework agreement Jan. 31, confirming earlier reports the two Star Alliance members were working on a cooperation deal.