In a bid to enhance the travel experience of Indian passengers, Singapore Airlines introduced its Airbus A350 aircraft on its daily service route of Mumbai-Singapore with effect from July 1, 2017.
With this development, Mumbai becomes Singapore Airline’s 16th destination within its network to receive the Airbus A350-900 aircraft. The aircraft is fitted with 253 seats, in a three-class configuration, with 42 in business class, 24 in premium economy and 187 in economy.
Singapore Airlines took delivery of its first A350- 900 in March 2016 and now has 15 of the aircraft type in its fleet, with another 52 on firm order, including 7 of an ultra-long-range A350- 900ULR variant. Commenting on the occasion, David Lim, General Manager-India, Singapore Airlines, said, “Singapore Airlines continually looks for opportunities to enhance the travel experience of our Indian patrons. The launch of A350 services to India is a testament to our commitment towards operating a modern and young fleet across the world.”
The flight departs from Mumbai at 11:45 hours and arrives in Singapore at 19:50 hours, while the flight from Singapore to Mumbai departs at 07:40 hours and arrives in Mumbai at 10:30 hours. The Airline is also celebrating its 70th anniversary this year and so, is offering special fares, starting from `22,070, for the Mumbai to Singapore route from July 1, 2017, with tickets valid for travel till April 30, 2018