Singapore Airlines returns non-stop New York to its schedules

Singapore Airlines Singapore to New York Newark 

Singapore Airlines New York Newark

Singapore Airlines reinstated non-stop flights to New York Newark on 11 October, having last flown the airport pair in October 2013. Pictured speaking at the inaugural flight ceremony in Singapore is Campbell Wilson, SVP Marketing & Sales, Singapore Airlines. The Star Alliance member already serves New York JFK via Frankfurt using A380s.

Singapore Airlines Newark

At the latter end of the route in New York, a gift giving exchange took place between Campbell Wilson, SVP Marketing & Sales, Singapore Airlines and Huntley Lawrence, Aviation Director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, with the airline presenting the airport authority with a model A350-900. Photo credit: Sam Chui.

  • Singapore Airlines reinstated non-stop service between Singapore (SIN) and New York Newark (EWR) on 11 October. The airline previously served the 15,329-kilometre route until October 2013, using A340-500s designed in a bespoke 181-seat configuration. The carrier has relaunched the service this time around using its ultra-long range A350-900s which are laid out in a 161-seat set-up. The Star Alliance member will operate three weekly flights during the first seven days of operation, with the frequency increasing to a daily rotation in the week after that. This becomes the airline’s second route to the Big Apple, with it already serving New York JFK via Frankfurt using A380s. No other carrier presently operates non-stop service between Singapore and Newark, with this becoming the world’s longest flight, overtaking Qatar Airways’ Doha to Auckland route which spans 14,526 kilometres.

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