World’s most luxurious short-haul air travel: Singapore Airlines schedules A380 flights for November that last just 60 MINUTES, and you can reserve a reclining seat
- Singapore Airlines was the world’s first airline to fly the A380 superjumbo
- In 2017, Singapore Airlines launched a multi-million pound A380 cabin upgrade
- Singapore Airlines A380 is configured with 471 seats in four classes
Short-haul flights don’t get any fancier than this (unless you’re on a private jet).
Starting Thursday, November 4, Singapore Airlines, voted the world’s No. 2 airline in this year’s respected Skytrax awards, will deploy Airbus A380s between Singapore and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia. A journey of only 60 minutes.
And while it won’t be possible to book the airline’s incredible ‘Suites’ class, passengers can make the jump in business class and enjoy a flat seat along with the airline’s praised service, voted the best in the world in the Skytrax awards. . .
Starting on November 4, it will be possible to fly business class (pictured) on a Singapore Airlines A380 for a journey with a flight time of just 60 minutes.
The airline said the superjumbo would be deployed “on an ad hoc basis” between the two destinations.
It revealed: ‘SQ106 (SIN-KUL) and SQ105 (KUL-SIN) will be operated by the A380 three times a week between November 4 and December 2, 2021. In addition, SQ126 (SIN-KUL) and SQ125 (KUL -SIN)) will be operated by the A380 four times a week between November 5 and December 3, 2021. ‘
Singapore Airlines It previously confirmed that as of November 19, its A380s would once again be deployed on one of the airline’s non-stop daily roundtrip services between London and Singapore.
The airline explained that this would make it the first Singapore Airlines A380 to return to the skies for long-haul travel, as the airline gradually rebuilds its network with the progressive resumption of international air travel.
Singapore Airlines confirmed that as of November 19, its A380s would once again be deployed on one of the airline’s daily non-stop round-trip services between London and Singapore.
Singapore Airlines was the world’s first airline to fly the A380 superjumbo, in October 2007, and the first to fly from the UK, in March 2008.
In late 2017, Singapore Airlines released a multi-million pound cabin upgrade for its A380s.
The Singapore Airlines A380 is configured with 471 seats in four classes, with six ‘Singapore Airlines Suites’ and 78 business class seats on the upper deck, as well as 44 premium economy seats and 343 economy class seats on the main deck. .
The six suites, designed by Pierrejean Design Studio and manufactured by Zodiac Seats UK, offer ‘unparalleled privacy and luxury, with privacy doors and a freestanding, self-contained swivel chair. [double] bed’.
Four of the suites can also be combined to form double suites for couples traveling together.
The business class seats, designed by the British firm JPA Design and manufactured by Jamco, similarly offer the possibility of creating fully reclining double beds, all facing forward and with direct access to the aisle for all.
All staterooms also enjoy “award-winning galley, extensive inflight entertainment, and attentive cabin crew service.”
Pictured is one of Singapore Airlines’ impressive A380 suites with a double bed
Mr Mohamed Rafi Mar, General Manager UK and Ireland, Singapore Airlines, commented: “The return of the Singapore Airlines A380 to the skies is a positive step towards the recovery of international travel.
“By bringing the plane back to the UK, we are delighted to offer our passengers better travel options between London and Singapore.
“We look forward to welcoming you aboard our aircraft, where you can continue to enjoy safe and comfortable travel with Singapore Airlines.”
The A380 will operate on flights SQ317 from London Heathrow and SQ322 from Singapore.