Singapore Airlines will resume flights between Singapore and New York. It will be the longest flight in the world!
Singapore Airlines (SIA) will resume the Singapore-New York route starting on November 9, 2020. It will start operating flights between Changi International Airport (SIN) and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).
Singapore Airlines has decided to resume flights on this route due to the increase in the number of passengers transiting Changi Airport to the United States. The SIA also anticipates an increase in freight transport between the two countries, due to the situation during the COVID-19 pandemic. The time will come when the global cargo fleet will carry millions of doses of coronavirus vaccine.
There will be three weekly flights operated between Singapore and New York on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, according to the schedule below.
SQ24 Singapore 02:25 - 07:30 New York
SQ23 New York 22:30 - 06:10 + 2 Singapore
It will be the longest commercial flight in the world, lasting over 18 hours in both directions. Singapore remains in first place in the top of the longest flights, even though he currently gave up Singapore - Newark (New Jersey), which lasted over 18 hours and 25 minutes.
Singapore Airlines will operate these flights with Airbus A350-900 aircraft. This aircraft is configured with 42 seats in Business class, 24 seats in Premium Economy class and 187 seats in Economy class.
Singapore Airline currently operates flights to Los Angeles and will continue to analyze existing market demand from / to the United States for the resumption of other routes. The Singapore air carrier is gradually resuming operations after a long period of ground blockade of the fleet due to the COVID-19 pandemic.