Singapore Airlines made aviation history with the completion of the inaugural commercial flight of Airbus superjumbo jet A380 from Singapore to Sydney. This is the historic day where the gigantic double-decker made its maiden passenger voyage and flew into aviation history.
It is a flight that sets a new benchmark for luxury, space and comfort. It isn’t just another first for Singapore Airlines. It is a defining moment for the global aviation industry.
The Singapore Airlines A380 is designed to carry 471 passengers in the grandest of style with 12 Singapore Airlines Suites, 60 Business Class seats and 399 Economy Class seats.
The A380 is the world’s largest passenger aircraft. It is a mammoth aviation engineering feat and a true environmental champion designed to meet the demand of air travel today and in the future. Here’s a sneak peek of its luxurious passenger cabin for the majority of us who are not lucky enough to be part of history in the making.
In other tourism-related news:
Singapore gets in-principle approval to host F1 night race
The sport's governing body, FIA, has given the in-principle approval to Singapore to host the night race on 28 September 2008 under the floodlights. The inaugural Formula One Singapore Grand Prix will be held on a street circuit of public roads around the Marina Bay area surrounded by skyscrapers and colonial buildings. It is also Asia's first street race