Singapore Airlines (SIA) has announced the introduction of its Airbus A350-900 medium haul aircraft on the Ahmadabad - Singapore route. It will be the first international airline to bring this aircraft type to Ahmadabad. The inaugural service will depart from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at on 1 February 2020. Starting with six-time weekly services on this new aircraft type, it will increase to daily operations from 29 March 2020 subject to regulatory approvals.
“Singapore Airlines is delighted to commence services on the latest generation Airbus A350 medium haul aircraft to Ahmedabad. The aircraft’s new regional cabin products combined with our award-winning inflight service will provide travellers from Gujarat enhanced comfort and an unparalleled travel experience,” said David Lim, General Manager India, Singapore Airlines.
The A350-900 aircraft features higher ceilings, larger windows, an extra wide body delivering more space and comfort as well as lighting designed to reduce jetlag. Fitted with the new regional Business Class and Economy Class cabin products, the A350-900 medium haul Business Class cabin has 40 seats in a 1-2-1 arrangement that ensures direct aisle access for every customer, while the Economy Class cabin has 263 seats arranged in a comfortable 3-3-3 configuration.