This picture is taken at Amsterdam Schiphol Int’l. Credits to Jesse Vervoort
Singapore Airlines Limited (SIA; SGX: C6L) is the flag carrier of Singapore with its hub at Singapore Changi Airport. The airline uses the Singapore Girl as its central figure in its corporate branding.
The Singapore Airlines group includes many airline-related subsidiaries. SIA Engineering Company handles maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business across nine countries, with a portfolio of 27 joint ventures, including with Boeing and Rolls-Royce. Singapore Airlines Cargo operates SIA’s freighter fleet and manages the cargo-hold capacity in SIA’s passenger aircraft. It has three subsidiaries: SilkAir operates regional flights to secondary cities, while Scoot and Tigerair operate as low-cost carriers.
Singapore Airlines was the launch customer for the Airbus A380, the world’s largest passenger aircraft. It ranks amongst the top 15 carriers worldwide in terms of revenue passenger kilometers, and is ranked 10th in the world for international passengers carried. On 15 December 2010, Singapore Airlines was named by the International Air Transport Association as the second largest airline in the world by market capitalisation, worth US$14 billion.
Singapore Airlines is rated as one of the Top 10 Airlines based on Skytrax latest survey
######Credits to Wikipedia
Singapore Airlines Fleet compromises of 112 aircrafts from 4 different aircraft families (Boeing 777, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, and Airbus A380) as of 26th June 2017
- 23 Airbus A330-300
- 15 Airbus A350-900 (45 more on order)
- 18 Airbus A380-800 (5 A380s on order, 3 early models are expected to be returned to lessor)
- 11 Boeing 777-200
- 10 Boeing 777-200ER
- 5 Boeing 777-300
- 27 Boeing 777-300ER
- 7 Airbus A350-900ULR (EIS : 2018)
- 49 Boeing 787-10 (EIS : 2018)
- 20 Boeing 777-9X (EIS : 2021)
######Source from SQTalk, Wikipedia, and Airfleets
Singapore Airlines placed an order for 30 Airbus A350-900 aircraft in 2006, with a further 30 orders placed in 2013. The airline took delivery of the first of the aircraft in February 2016 and flew its delivery flight to Singapore on 2 March. The airline began operating regular services using the A350 on the Singapore-Amsterdam route from 9 May 2016.
On 13 October 2015, Singapore Airlines announced that it had placed orders for seven Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra-Long Range), which will see the return of non-stop flights between Singapore and both New York and Los Angeles. The A350-900ULR will be configured with approximately 170 seats, compared to 253 in Singapore Airlines’ standard A350-900, and will be fitted with the airline’s all-new business class seat design due in 2018.
The Airbus A350 aircraft is the replacement aircraft for existing Boeing 777-200, Boeing 777-200ER and Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
Currently, SIA A350-900s has served 16 destinations (3 via Fifth Freedom Routes) listed below :
- Kuala Lumpur
- Hong Kong
- Cape Town
- San Francisco
- Tokyo Haneda
- Moscow Domodedevo
- Milan Malpensa
- Munich (Future, eff 01/07/2017)
- Mumbai (Future, eff 01/07/2017)
- Rome (Future, eff 29/10/2017)
with 15 Airbus A350-900 currently on service as 26th of June, 2017 :
- 9V-SMB (Pictured)
- 9V-SMC (Leased from AerCap)
######Source from Airfleets, Wikipedia, and SQTalk
9V-SMB is the second Airbus A350-941 to enter service with SIA. The plane had it’s first flight at 02/04/2016 as F-WZFY/MSN30 (1.2 Years as 26th June 2017) and delivered at 20/04/2016. The plane is equipped with 2 x RR Trent XWB engines. The plane is using Singapore Airlines’ A350 Standard Configuration with
- 42 Business Class Seats
- 24 Premium Economy Seats
- 187 Economy Seats
######Source from Airfleets and SeatGuru