Constructed using lightweight composite materials

first_imgConstructed using lightweight composite materials, the 68-metre 787-10 is the longest variant of Boeing’s Dreamliner range of aircraft. With exceptional operating efficiency and advanced technology, the newest addition to the Airline’s fleet is designed to offer a more tranquil cabin experience. Customers can look forward to customisable lighting preferences with large electronically dimmable windows, cleaner air, and a quieter and smoother ride.TOP IMAGE: Ribbon Cutting at Boeing South Carolina airlinesBoeing 787-10Singapore Airlines Singapore Airlines has beaten out its competitors to be the first airline to take delivery of the new Boeing 787-10 from the manufacturer’s production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina. Boeing’s newest aircraft variant, which is due to enter commercial service next month, is the first of 49 787-10s that SIA has on firm order and was formally delivered at a ceremony on Sunday, 25 March 2018 in North Charleston, attended by SIA CEO Mr Goh Choon Phong.“It is an honour for us to be the world’s first airline to take delivery of this amazing aircraft. The 787-10 is indeed a magnificent piece of engineering and truly a work of art. It will be an important element in our overall growth strategy, enabling us to expand our network and strengthen our operations,” said Mr Goh. “The delivery of the first 787-10 underscores our longstanding commitment to operate a modern fleet, and marks the start of a new chapter in our shared story with Boeing.”SIA’s 787-10s will be used for flights up to eight hours. Osaka and Perth will be the first scheduled destinations to be served by the new aircraft, from May 2018. Prior to the introduction of these services, the aircraft will be operated on selected flights to Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur for crew training purposes.The 787-10s will feature SIA’s new regional cabin products, configured with 337 seats in two classes, featuring 36 Business Class and 301 Economy Class seats. The new products will be unveiled at an arrival ceremony in Singapore on 28 March 2018, after the aircraft’s delivery flight from North Charleston via Osaka. The Guest-of-Honour for this event will be Mr Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport.last_img

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