Singapore Airlines is expecting to fly its one
millionth Airbus A380 customer in February 2009, less than four months
after it celebrated its first anniversary of commercial A380 services.
Singapore Airlines was the first airline in the
world to fly the Airbus A380 super-jumbo, the world’s largest
passenger aircraft, when it began commercial services between
Singapore and Sydney in October 2007.
The airline is expecting to welcome its first
millionth customer onboard the A380 within the next six weeks, and
is planning to surprise the customer and other customers on the
flight with a series of goodies.
The lucky millionth customer will be greeted
with the news upon check-in and a special package. Beyond the
enhanced inflight experience, the winner will get to enjoy a host
of prizes at the destination, including a three-night stay at a
luxury hotel and a chauffeur-driven limousine ride to the hotel,
experiences at top-class restaurants as well as a series of other
goodies to take away.
To commemorate this special occasion, customers
in all three classes on the millionth customer flight will also be
presented with champagne onboard and special Singapore Airlines
“We are delighted to be flying our
millionth customer less than one and a half years after
our inaugural flight. This is a strong indication of
Singapore Airlines A380’s popularity with customers,”
said Mr Huang Cheng Eng,
Executive Vice President, Marketing & The Regions for Singapore
Singapore Airlines has six A380 aircraft in
the fleet now, flying daily between Singapore and
Sydney, Singapore and Tokyo, and twice daily between
Singapore and London.
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