Singapore Airlines will deploy its Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft on the Ahmedabad-Singapore route. The inaugural flight SQ531 will depart from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at 2305 hrs on February 1, 2020.

Starting with six-time weekly services on this new aircraft type, it will increase to daily operations from March 29, 2020.

With this, Singapore Airlines becomes the first international carrier to bring this aircraft type to Ahmedabad.

The A350-900 aircraft is fitted with the new business- and economy class cabin products — the business class cabin has 40 seats in a 1-2-1 arrangement and the economy class cabin has 263 seats in a 3-3-3 configuration.

Special all-inclusive fares on Ahmedabad-Singapore sector start from ₹27,700 for economy class and ₹68,300 for business class.

David Lim, general manager India, Singapore Airlines said, “Singapore Airlines is delighted to commence services on the latest generation Airbus A350 medium haul aircraft to Ahmedabad.

“The aircraft’s new regional cabin products combined with our award-winning inflight service will provide travellers from Gujarat enhanced comfort and an unparalleled travel experience.”

In other news, starting March 29, Singapore Airlines will add a fifth weekly flight to Kolkata, while its regional wing Silk Air will cease services to the city on the same day.