Kolkata: Next time you are boarding a Singapore Airlines flight from Kolkata, rest assured that it would come with enhanced in-flight experience like an ergonomically-designed contour backrest that provides greater relaxation, a six-way adjustable headrest with foldable wings to provide more neck support, personal 11.6” full high-definition touch-screen monitor, additional storage space for small personal items, a coat hook, USB port and in-seat power supply, to mention a few. Singapore Airlines happens to be the first international airline to introduce Airbus 350-900 medium haul aircraft on Kolkata-Singapore route, replacing Airbus A330-300 aircraft.
“With the commencement of Airbus A350 services, Kolkata becomes our third, Indian point to receive this aircraft type. Singapore Airlines’ latest regional cabin products combined with our award-winning in-flight service will provide our Eastern India travelers enhanced comfort and an unparalleled travel experience.” said David Lim, General Manager India, Singapore Airlines.
The new aircraft will initially operate a daily service from June 3 to June 8, 2019. From June 10, 2019, Singapore Airlines will operate four weekly scheduled services on the Airbus A350 aircraft type. Combined with its regional wing — SilkAir, it offers a daily evening departure service from Kolkata to Singapore.