16 APRIL 2012


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.


BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.


Email this Page

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
© 2021 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 16 APRIL 2012

Singapore goes all A380 from London

As its last Boeing 747 made its final revenue flight on 6 April, Singapore Airlines announced that from 1 June all its three Heathrow daily departures will be by Airbus A380.  Replacing a 777-300, this third rotation represents a 17% capacity increase on the route.

It was on 25 October 2007 that Singapore Airlines made the first commercial A380 service.  Besides London the A380 serves routes from Singapore to Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Melbourne, New York, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo and Zurich.

Singapore Airlines has configured its A380s with 12 First Class Suites at the front of the main deck (1+2+1) and 311 Economy (3+4+3).  Upstairs there are 60 Business Class seats (1+2+1) with, in the rear cabin, 88 seats (2+4+2), clearly the ones to go for if travelling in Economy.  The airline has 16 A380s in service with another three due. www.singaporeair.com

Index/Home page

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum

No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?

Add your comment

First Name
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.