Singapore Airlines to Invest S$100 Million in™ To Streamline Business Functions

WALLDORF, GermanySAP AG (NYSE ADR: SAP), the leading provider of inter-enterprise solutions, today announced that Singapore Airlines (SIA) will invest over S$100 million to bring the business operations of the SIA Group onto one common e-business platform with™.

The consolidation of numerous disparate systems of the group into one integrated e-business platform will enable greater cost efficiencies, increase productivity and improve decision-making. In the area of engineering maintenance, for example, essential data required to support routine checks or fault diagnoses is currently obtained from several different systems. This is time-consuming, because the engineering staff is required to log on and off several times to various systems to retrieve the necessary information. With, it can obtain the information quickly from a single source, through the efficient integration of engineering data. In addition, SIA employees will be able to access e-services via a Web-based portal.

SIA will replace its legacy systems, including those in the areas of finance, logistics, human resources and supply chain management, with solutions. SIA will also utilize industry-specific SAP™ solutions for aerospace and defense to meet the diverse needs of the company. will enable SIA to standardize business processes across the parent company and SIA subsidiaries, including Singapore Airport Terminal Services, the SIA Engineering Company, SIA Properties and SilkAir, enabling streamlined and cost-efficient processes and reduced costs.