Published on : Thursday, March 29, 2018
Singapore International Airlines (SIA) received the world’s first 787-10 aircraft with a rousing reception at Singapore’s Changi Airport after a 23-hour flight from its manufacturing facility in South Carolina, US.
The 787-10 aircraft will use its latest aircraft beginning with Singapore-Osaka (Japan) and Singapore-Perth (Australia) routes from May this year, commented by Goh Choon Phong, CEO of Singapore Airlines.
Goh Choon Phong also said that the new regional cabin products, with full flat-beds in business class and the many new features in economy class, will tender our customers a more comfortable in-flight experience even on the shortest flights.
This means that Boeing 787-10 will hit the Indian airspace soon as the travel time between India and Singapore is around six hours.
The airline business is flattering ferociously competitive and latest cabin products give company the edge over competitors.
This new aircraft addition will be an important element in the overall growth strategy, enabling them to expand the network and strengthen the operations.
The regional cabin products attribute some fully flat beds and direct aisle access for all business class passengers. The airlines hope to encourage new customers with its next generation products.
In recent market, Singapore Airlines has invested $350 million in the cabin products overhaul of its 20 787-10s. Singapore Airlines has an order book of 49 such aircraft from Boeing.