Recently, SIA announced a slew of cost-cutting measures. This came about after SIA announced one of its worst financial results in the most recent financial earnings reporting.

SIA is now the only listed aviation carrier stock on SGX after its subsidiary Tiger Airways was taken private. I am not sure whether SIA will follow the footsteps of Tiger Airways to be delisted and taken private. I mean if SIA is to cut costs and focus more on its business, one way to go about doing it is to be delisted, taken private so that the company needs not spend time and money on the things that are required of a company to be listed.

Unlike the earlier days of Singapore’s industrialization when there was more room for growth coupled with less competition from the region, I believe there is now lesser incentive for investors to invest in SIA stock at …