Singapore Airlines - News Releases (2011)
SIA and staff raise over S$400,000 for Japan relief and recovery efforts
19 May 2011 - Through contributions from staff and a pledge by the Airline to match donations dollar-for-dollar, Singapore Airlines raised S$362,415 for the Singapore Red Cross Society’s fund-raising drive for relief and recovery efforts in Japan, following the 11 March earthquake and tsunami.
Including contributions from staff in overseas stations to their local Red Cross chapters, as well as a contribution by the Airline Pilots Association – Singapore to the Japan Red Cross, a total of S$415,384 was raised.
(Pictured right) Singapore Red Cross Society Secretary-General Mr Christopher Chua (third right) with Singapore Airlines Divisional Vice-President Human Resources Lim Siew Lay (fourth right) and representatives of the Singapore Airlines Community Service Club and Cabin Crew Division. Photo courtesy of Singapore Red Cross Society.