Singapore Airlines has launched an aircraft
cabin retrofit programme that will see new interior products
introduced on some of its Boeing 777s from later this month.
An initial batch of seven Boeing 777-300s will
be refitted with the airline’s most recent cabin offerings. This
will include the installation of new seats in First and Business
classes, improvements in Economy class and inflight entertainment
system enhancements. The programme will provide customers
additional comfort and more space, while there will also be
greater product consistency across the fleet.
The airline has said it intends to extend the programme at a
later date to more Boeing 777 aircraft but these plans are yet to
The first aircraft in the retrofit programme
will operate on the Singapore- Sydney route from 22 July. Through
the end of this year, as more Boeing 777-300s are fitted with the new
interior products, selected services to Shanghai and Dubai, as
well as flights to Riyadh and Istanbul from Dubai, will also be
operated with these aircraft.
First Class in the newly refitted aircraft will
offer eight luxurious seats, 35 inches wide, providing enhanced
privacy, personal attention, convenience and entertainment. For
an improved sleeping experience, the seat converts into one of the largest
full-flat beds in the sky, complemented with luxurious soft
Business Class will feature a contemporary,
lavish leather incline lie-flat seat with an advanced control
panel allowing the customer to personalise seating preference or
select from various preset options. The seat also features a
six-way adjustable headrest and lumbar support for more
comfortable rest and maximum ergonomic support.
The Economy Class cabin will also be
refurbished, with a new contemporary look. Seat covers are
specially designed by Givenchy using richer, softer fabrics,
similar to those found on Singapore Airlines’ new
Airbus A380 and
Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
Singapore Airlines’ KrisWorld inflight entertainment system will also be enhanced to provide
improved Audio-Video On Demand features in all cabin classes.
First Class seats will be fitted with larger 23-inch screens and
Business Class seats will feature 15.4-inch screens. The system
will also have an updated, more intuitive and user-friendly
graphical interface across all cabin classes.
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