Singapore Airlines has launched Airbus A330-300
flights between Singapore’s Changi Airport and Brisbane
The arrival of the aircraft into Brisbane
coincides with the 25th anniversary of the airline’s operation of
services into the city, and the first flight was met by Singapore
Airlines Chief Executive Officer, Chew Choon Seng, and the new
Queensland Minister for Tourism, The Hon Peter Lawlor MP.
Singapore Airlines A330-300 is configured in a two-class layout,
with 30 new Business Class seats, and 255 Economy Class seats.
The new Business Class seat has been especially
designed for regional and medium-haul routes, offering enhanced
levels of comfort, privacy and functionality. The seat converts to
an incline lie-flat bed. The cabin is laid out in a 2-2-2
configuration (distinct from the existing B777 on these routes,
which is in a 2-3-2 layout).
Economy Class features 255 seats,
in a 2-4-2 configuration. These are the new generation Singapore
Airlines Economy Class seats, also available on the Singapore
Airlines Boeing 777-300ER and
Airbus A380 aircraft.
Singapore Airlines A330-300 also offers iPod and iPhone connectivity in
every seat, including Economy Class.
All seats feature the
new KrisWorld, Singapore Airlines inflight
Singapore Airlines has currently four
A330-300s in fleet, with another fifteen A330-300s due to be
delivered between now and 2010.
Progressively, the planes will enter service between Singapore and
other cities in Australia (Adelaide and Perth), then Japan (Nagoya
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