Singapore Airlines to deploy Airbus A350 aircraft on Bengaluru-Singapore route

19 Feb 2019 by Anithya Balachandran

Singapore Airlines has announced the introduction of its A350 medium haul aircraft on the Bengaluru-Singapore route. Following this, the full-service carrier becomes the first airline to start A350 services from Bengaluru International Airport.

Starting from May 18, 2019, three weekly services between Bengaluru and Singapore will operate on A350. The aircraft is fitted with new Business and Economy class cabin products — Business class cabin has 40 seats in a 1-2-1 arrangement and the economy class cabin has 263 seats in 3-3-3 configuration.

Some of the features of the Business class cabin include ample stowage space, a business panel with in-seat power supply and USB ports, an integrated reading light unit with adjustable lighting intensity and a 17” full high-definition touchscreen monitor.

Singapore Airlines to deploy Airbus A350 aircraft on Bengaluru- Singapore route

Likewise, the new Economy Class cabin is equipped with storage space, a coat hook, USB port, and in-seat power supply.

The A350-900 medium haul aircraft offers the latest Thales AVANT inflight entertainment system.

David Lim, General Manager India, Singapore Airlines said, “Singapore Airlines is delighted to start services on this latest generation aircraft to Bengaluru. In line with the company’s commitment to product and service excellence; the Airbus A350 medium-haul aircraft combined with our award-winning inflight service will provide Indian travelers enhanced comfort.”

Singapore Airlines has ordered a total of 67 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, out of which 29 are already in the fleet.

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