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Singapore Airlines' first Airbus A350-900ULR upon delivery in Singapore (Photo: Singapore Airlines)

Singapore Airlines Takes Delivery of First A350-900ULR

The new longest flights in the world are not far off for Singapore Airlines, as the carrier took delivery of the world's first Airbus A350-900ULR, which stands for Ultra-Long-Range, on Sept. 22. "This is a proud moment for both Singapore Airlines and Airbus, not only because we have again strengthened our partnership, but also because we have pushed the limits with this highly advanced new aircraft to extend long-range flying to new lengths,” Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said…

Singapore Details Restart of World’s Longest Flight

After initially announcing its intentions to restart non-stop flights to Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) from Singapore’s Changi Airport (SIN) in 2015, Singapore Airlines confirmed today that the world’s longest flight will once again commence on Oct. 12, 2018. The ultra-long-haul flights SQ21 and SQ22 will fly almost 19 hours…