Singapore Airlines Cargo (abbreviated SIA Cargo) is a cargo airline based in Singapore. It is a subsidiary of Singapore Airlines and was incorporated in 2001. Through the freighters, SIA Cargo is able to operate to destinations that are not in the Singapore Airlines passenger network.
SIA Cargo's warehouse in Singapore, dubbed SIA Superhub 1, was opened in 1995. This warehouse is capable of handling up to 450,000 tonnes a year. In 2001, the SIA Superhub 2 was opened which added capacity by another 800,000 tonnes.
In July 1992, Singapore Airlines created a cargo division to complement its passsenger-carrying business. However, it was not until 1 July 2001, when Singapore Airlines Cargo was incorporated, taking over the air-freight operations of Singapore Airlines as a separate subsidiary. SIA Cargo leased the entire freighter fleet from Singapore Airlines, as well as taking over management of the cargo holds in all of Singapore Airlines' passenger aircraft. Within a few months, it entered an alliance with Lufthansa Cargo and SAS Cargo Group to form......