Singapore Airways has launched the world’s longest industrial flight, between Singapore and New York.
The primary new continuous flight between Singapore and New York departed Changi Worldwide Airport final evening and arrived at Newark Liberty Worldwide Airport earlier.
The flight period was 17 hours 52 minutes.
Operated by the all-new Airbus A350-900ULR, the route will initially be served thrice-weekly, departing Singapore on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
Each day operations will begin from October 18th after an extra A350-900ULR plane enters service.
To commemorate the inaugural flight, clients departing from Singapore have been handled to a night of performances and an assortment of meals and drinks at a particular boarding gate occasion.
Prospects additionally obtained an unique goodie bag containing a commemorative certificates and a pair of SIA-branded Bodum glasses.
Designed with the shoppers’ well-being in thoughts, sleep methods and particular cabin lighting settings to reinforce cabin atmosphere for relaxation and rest have been additionally launched.
The plane is designed with greater ceilings, bigger home windows and an additional huge physique to assist scale back jetlag and be certain that clients really feel effectively rested and relaxed upon arrival.
Prospects may also expertise high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi service on Singapore Airways’ new A350-900ULR plane.
Geared up with Panasonic Avionics’ new satellite tv for pc modem that operates with its third-generation satellite tv for pc community, the service is able to delivering higher-speed Web to clients.
At present obtainable on A350-900ULR plane in Singapore Airways’ fleet, this service will likely be progressively launched on different plane which might be outfitted with Panasonic Avionics’ Web and cellular in-flight connectivity.
“Singapore Airways is proud to introduce the world’s longest industrial flights with the brand new A350-900ULR and we’re much more excited to be offering clients with improved connectivity between Singapore and the USA.
“This demonstrates our dedication to placing our clients’ wants on the forefront of all that we do,” mentioned Singapore Airways chief government, Goh Choon Phong.