Singapore Airlines to operate new 787-10 to Perth from May 2018

Following the announcement earlier this month where Singapore Airlines revealed that Osaka is set to become the first scheduled route for their brand new Boeing 787-10 flight, the airline has now announced that Perth will become the second scheduled destination to be served by the new fleet of Dreamliners. 

 Photo Credit: Singapore Airlines

Photo Credit: Singapore Airlines

The Boeing 787-10 will initially replace one of the airline's four daily flights between Singapore and Perth and it is expected to commence in May 2018. The 787-10s will feature Singapore Airlines’ new regional cabin products and will seat 337 customers in two classes, with 36 Business Class and 301 Economy Class seats.

 Flight Testing | Photo Credit: Singapore Airlines

Flight Testing | Photo Credit: Singapore Airlines

The first aircraft in Singapore Airlines’ livery completed its flight testing at Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina production facility on 9 February 2018. Singapore Airlines will be the world’s first airline to operate the 787-10 and has 49 firm orders for this aircraft type. The Airline will take delivery of its first 787-10 from Boeing in March 2018.