Singapore Airlines (SIA) said it will deploy the latest Boeing 787-10 aircraft on the New Delhi-Singapore route from October, replacing the existing B777-200. The inaugural Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner flight will depart from the New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport on 28 October.
The release also said that SIA was the world’s first airline to take delivery of Boeing’s newest Dreamliner variant in March 2018 and will also be the first to fly it to India. Presently, the Asian carrier operates 2 daily flights to the national capital of India. From which one flight is operated by Boeing 777-200, while the other one is by the Airbus A380.
Services Of Boeing 787-10 To Delhi:
- SIA daily flight SQ401/402 will be served by B787-10.
- The evening daily flight SQ403/406 will continue to operate on the Airbus A380 aircraft.
- The SIA 787-10s are configured with 337 seats in two classes, 36 in business and 301 in the economy.
- The airline features with fully-flat beds and personalized in-flight entertainment, among others.
- Singapore Airlines along with SilkAir and Scoot offer over 140 weekly services from India to Singapore, it added.
- Singapore Airlines offers 52 weekly connections from six India cities like Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and
- On the other hand, SilkAir offers 47 weekly services from eight Indian cities like Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kochi, Visakhapatnam, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad.
- Scoot offers 43 weekly connections from seven Indian cities namely Amritsar, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kochi, Lucknow, and
Singapore Airlines’ and SilkAir’s route network covers 100 destinations in 35 countries, while Scoot’s passenger route network covers 66 destinations in 18 nations.