Singapore Airlines have confirmed their next Boeing 787-10 operation – and it will be Perth, Australia.
The airline will convert one of the airlines four daily services to Perth operations to operate a Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner.
These planes will be operated in a two-class configuration, with 36 Business Class and 301 Economy Class seats – in total 337 seats.
Singapore Airlines already noted its intention to start services to Osaka as its first regional destination (with Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur flights being used for crew training purposes).
Formal entry in service with the Osaka route should be in May 2018, with a date to be confirmed for the Perth service.
As you probably know, Singapore Airlines will be the first to fly the longest stretch of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner – with it coming it at 68 metres. The airline has 49 firm orders of the plane.
The formal change will come into play once the change has passed governmental approval. But it seems that the 787-10 routes will be mid to long-range in nature.
It will be interesting to see the first long haul route that Singapore Airlines deploy the aircraft on…
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