Singapore Airlines (SIA) is going to operate its new Airbus A350-900 medium-haul aircraft on Dhaka-Singapore route from February 1.
George Robertson, General Manager Bangladesh of Singapore Airlines made the announcement on January 7 at a press meet held at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the city. Rifat Kader, Head of Sales and Marketing Bangladesh from Singapore Airlines was also present at the press conference.
The new A350-900 will operate daily while the other three flights in the week will operate with the existing aircraft.
The Airbus A350-900 aircraft has 303 seat capacity across two classes, with 40 seats in Business Class and 263 seats in Economy.
Equipped with the Airline’s recently launched new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products, the Business Class cabin boasts a 1-2-1 seat arrangement, providing every customer with direct aisle access, while the Economy Class cabin will be arranged in a 3-3-3 configuration.
The A350-900 will be fitted with the latest Thales AVANT inflight entertainment system. Designed with a new user interface that offers a more intuitive user experience and navigation options, customers will be able to enjoy Singapore Airlines’ myKrisWorld personalized in-flight entertainment (IFE) now with even greater control.
Furthermore, customers will have access to high-speed in-flight WiFi service onboard the new A350-900. The aircraft will be equipped with Inmarsat GX Aviation’s broadband connectivity system, offered through SITAONAIR.