Singapore Airlines’ new regional business class seat to feature on three of its four daily Perth flights

6 Jun 2019 by Craig Bright
Singapore Airlines A350-900 medium-haul business class

Singapore Airlines’ new regional business class seat product will be available on three of the airline’s four daily flights to Perth starting July 1 as the airline continues to deploy newer aircraft on the route.

The move is good news for fans of the new seat product, which first debuted on the airline’s new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft last year.

Indeed, Perth was the second destination to receive the new Dreamliner and Singapore Airlines currently operates a daily flight to the city using the aircraft.

Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner regional business class

Since then, the regional seat has also been outfitted on new Airbus A350-900 aircraft that Singapore Airlines has specifically configured for regional routes. These “medium-haul” aircraft differ from the airline’s previous A350-900s, which feature the same long-haul business class seat product as its B777-300ERs.

Singapore Airlines recently began flying one of these regionally configured A350-900s on a second daily flight to Perth and will deploy a second A350-900 on yet another daily flight on the route on July 1, according to Perth Airport.

This will see three of its four daily Perth services feature the new seats, with the fourth service – operated by an Airbus A330-300 – continuing to offer the old regional business class product (below).

Regional business class 1_916

Here is the schedule for the four daily Perth services effective July 1.

Flight No. From  To Departs Arrives Days Aircraft
SQ225 Singapore (SIN) Perth (PER) 0005 0515 Daily A330-300
SQ213 Singapore (SIN) Perth (PER) 0740 1250 Daily A350-900
SQ223 Singapore (SIN) Perth (PER) 0930 1440 Daily A350-900
SQ215 Singapore (SIN) Perth (PER) 1845 2355 Daily B787-10
SQ216 Perth (PER) Singapore (SIN) 0110 635 Daily B787-10
SQ224 Perth (PER) Singapore (SIN) 0625 1145 Daily A330-300
SQ214 Perth (PER) Singapore (SIN) 1710 2235 Daily A350-900
SQ226 Perth (PER) Singapore (SIN) 1405 1935 Daily A350-900

Singapore Airlines’ new seat is a bespoke version of Stelia Aerospace’s “Stelia SolstysIII” product. Seats are forward facing and are laid out in a staggered 1-2-1 configuration.

The new A350-900s have 40 seats in the business class cabin, while the 787-10s have 36. All recline to form a 76 inch- (193cm-) long bed with a width of 26 inches (66cm).

Singapore Airlines has been deploying its new medium-haul A350-900s on a number of its Australia routes, with Adelaide and Brisbane also operated by the aircraft.

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