SIA and China Eastern Airlines launch interline e-ticketing
Daily news, 13 Nov 2007: SINGAPORE – Customers travelling on Singapore Airlines (SIA) and China Eastern Airlines can now enjoy the benefits and convenience of requiring just one electronic ticket (e-ticket) for the entire journey.
“Singapore Airlines is pleased to announce the launch of interline e-ticketing with China Eastern Airlines which allows all our customers to enjoy the benefits of paperless travel,” said Huang Cheng Eng, SIA’s executive VP marketing and the regions.
“With interline e-ticketing, travel processes are streamlined and check-in procedures are made simpler and more convenient. We are especially delighted to initiate e-ticket cooperation with China Eastern so quickly and this is one sign of the partnership being built between both airlines.”
This interline e-ticketing arrangement is SIA’ 100th e-ticketing cutover. SIA first offered e-tickets to passengers in 1997 and now e-tickets are available to customers travelling to any of its 65 destinations.
The interline e-ticket arrangement is available online at singaporeair.com and at all Singapore Airlines sales offices in cities where e-ticketing is available. They are also available at selected travel agencies.