With its history dating back to 1947, Singapore Airlines, a member of the Star Alliance, is the world’s most-awarded airline with a commitment to service excellence, product leadership and network connectivity, operating a modern passenger fleet of more than 100 aircraft. Together with wholly owned subsidiaries SilkAir, Scoot and SIA Cargo, the SIA Group fleet comprises nearly 180 aircraft. The SIA Group’s combined network covers over 135 destinations around the world in more than 30 countries. More than 31 million passengers were carried by the SIA Group’s Singapore-based passenger airlines in the 2016/17 financial year. Singapore Airlines and its subsidiaries today employ more than 25,000 staff, with the world-famous Singapore Girl as an iconic symbol of quality customer care and service.