Singapore Airlines will begin daily non-stop flights between Singapore and San Francisco on new Airbus A350-900

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch its daily non-stop flights between Singapore and San Francisco onboard its Airbus A350-900 on October 23, 2016. The Airline took delivery of the aircraft – configured with 253 seats in Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class – earlier this year.

The flight time for the new Singapore-San Francisco services will be between 14:35hrs and 17:45hrs, depending on direction and time of year, over a journey of around 13,600km. They will be the longest flights in SIA’s network until 2018, when it is set to take delivery of a new variant, the A350-900ULR. This will enable even longer flights between Singapore and both Los Angeles and New York.

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SIA currently serves San Francisco twice daily, with one flight operating via Hong Kong and the other via Seoul. With the launch of non-stop Singapore-San Francisco services, the Singapore-Seoul-San Francisco flight will be rerouted to operate as a Singapore-Seoul-Los Angeles service, also from October 23, 2016. This will result in a second daily service to Los Angeles.

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– BY CARA YAP