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Image: Boeing 787-10. Credit: Travelupdate

Singapore Airlines announced yesterday that they will be using their newest aircraft, the Boeing 787-10 on the Bali/Singapore route from July 2, 2018.

The Boeing 787-10 aircraft will initially operate daily on the SQ942 and SQ943 flight numbers.

The Singapore airlines flight, SQ942 will depart from Changi Airport, Singapore at 9.15am (local time) and arrive at Ngurah Rai International Airport, Bali at 11.55am.  The return flight will leave Ngurah Rai International Airport at 1.05pm and arrive at Singapore Changi Airport at 3.45pm (Singapore time).

According to officials, the operation of the Boeing 787-10 aircraft to Denpasar affirms the commitment of Singapore Airlines in supporting Indonesian tourism and shows the increased demand on the route.

The new Boeing 787-10 aircraft, with the latest technology and comforts, offers a 337 seat configuration divided into two classes; 36 business class seats and 301 economy class seats.

Meanwhile, Singapore Airlines also announced this week that they will launch the world’s longest commercial flights in October, with a non-stop service between Singapore and New York using the new Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range).

Flights are to be launched on 11 October 2018, to Newark Liberty International Airport. The route will initially be served three times a week, departing Singapore on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

SIA is the world’s first customer for the new A350-900ULR, with seven on firm order with Airbus. The aircraft will be configured in a two-class layout, with 67 Business Class seats and 94 Premium Economy Class seats.

The flight will cover a distance of approximately 9,000nm (16,700km), and travelling time will be up to 18hrs 45min.

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