Singapore Airlines has taken delivery of a brand new plane that may perform the world’s longest business non-stop service by miles flown.
The airbus A350-900ULR can travel on Oct eleven from Singapore to Newark Liberty International airfield, covering 9,000 nautical miles (9,537 miles) in concerning nineteen hours.
It is the 1st of the seven within the same series on order by Singapore Airlines. two are going to be used to travel and from New Jersey whereas the remaining 5 will be used for a Singapore-Los Angeles services commencing on two Nov, 2018.
With the new ULR (ultra long range) flights, Singapore same that total U.S. flight frequency can increase from forty to fifty three per week by December.
SIA takes delivery of jet for world’s longest flight lasting 19 hours. The flight from Singapore to New York will cover a distance of approximately 16,700 kilometres, with travelling time of up to 18 hours and 45 minutes https://t.co/v3hB0TCwHS pic.twitter.com/VahjOhWv8b
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Singapore Airlines future non-stop to new york guarantees to be different. Singapore can operate its new airliner A350ULR with no economy category seating, however with sixty seven business and 94 premium economy class seats. each day within the air may be a bitter pill to swallow for many passengers, but the new aircraft, and Singapore’s legendary service (Inflight Research Services named the airline 1 within the world) might build the medicine go down smoothly.
With Singapore obtaining its 1st airliner A350ULR last weekend, anticipation is building for the primary Singapore to ny non-stop flight, regular for October 11. The flight from Singapore (Singapore Changi airport) to city Liberty (Newark Liberty International Airport) are going to be the world’s longest direct regular flight.
Airbus claim the jet’s style will create the journey more well-off and reduce jet-lag due to higher ceilings, larger windows, quieter cabins and mood lighting. the most published range for the ULR is 9,700 nautical miles and over 20 hours of non-stop flying.
In a statement Sat, airbus business executive Tom Enders said the delivery spread out “a new chapter in non-stop aviation.”
Airlines have challenged the likes of Boeing and airbus to make planes capable of ever longer direct routes. In March this year, a Boeing 787 Dreamliner operated by Qantas left Perth, Australia and flew non-stop to London Heathrow.
Qantas has conjointly promised 20-hour direct flights from London to Sydney by 2022 and has same either the airbus A350 or Boeing’s 777X are going to be used.