Singapore Airlines will launch the world’s longest commercial flights in October, with non-stop services between Singapore and New York using the new Airbus A350-900ULR (ultralong-range).
Flights are to be launched on 11 October 2018, to EWR. The route will initially be served three times a week, departing Singapore on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. SIA is the world’s first customer for the new A350-900ULR, with seven on firm order with Airbus. The aircraft will be configured in a two-class layout, with 67 Business Class seats and 94 Premium Economy Class seats. Tickets are being made available for sale progressively across the various booking channels.