Singapore Airlines, launch customer for Boeing’s new B787-10, is due to take delivery of the first aircraft in March 2018. The new aircraft will be operated initially on selected flights to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur for crew training purposes. The first scheduled flight to Osaka will take off in May 2018.
When can I fly the new B787-10?
Perth will be the second destination for the new Boeing B787-10 fleet, on one of the four daily flights. Subject to regulatory approvals, they are also scheduled to begin in May 2018.
The 787-10s will carry 337 passengers in two classes, with 36 seats in Business Class and 301 in Economy. These aircraft feature Singapore Airlines’ new regional cabin products. SIA has placed 49 firm orders for this aircraft type as well as 20 777-9s, due for delivery from 2021.
The first Singapore Airlines’ liveried aircraft completed its flight testing at Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina production facility on 9th February 2018. With a length of 68 metres, the 787-10 is the longest variant of Boeing’s Dreamliner range of aircraft. They are also noted for their construction technologically advanced lightweight composite materials.
To fly on this beautiful new bird, book online at Singaporeair.com.
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