Singapore Airlines to Launch World’s Longest Flight

By Atiya Riffat

Singapore Airlines will lauch the world’s longest direct flight route, with very nearly 20 hours in air in October with a plane that offers no economy class seating.

The airline will start the ultra-whole deal route on October 11 with the first flight taking off from Singapore’s Changi Airport destined for Newark Liberty Airport close New York City.

The Ultra Long-Range will have the capacity to fly an astounding 11,160 miles, an expansion of more than 1,800 miles over the standard A350. It implies that Singapore Airlines will recover the crown of running the world’s longest non-stop air route. The airline will work the flight three times each week.

Airlines including Singapore Airlines, Australia’s Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) and U.S.- based United Continental Holdings Inc (UAL.N) are including ultra-whole deal flights that can catch an airfare premium of around 20 percent versus flights including at least one stops.

Singapore Airlines said on Wednesday that it additionally plans to present direct flights from Singapore to Los Angeles with the A350-900ULR at a later date.The airlines hopes to get its first A350-900ULR in September, with each of the seven on arrange due before the year’s over.

Remembering travelers’ ease, the A350s share Airbus’ design philosophy that influences the air ship cabin feel more like a room, as opposed to a long tube.

The plane has high roofs, modern LED lighting, relatively vertical sidewalls and a less noise level. The air flow framework on the A350 has additionally been intended to be tranquil and draft free.