Singapore airlines to operate A380 to Osaka
Singapore Airlines? customers travelling to Osaka this August are in
for a special treat. The Airline will be celebrating 40 years of direct
services between Singapore and Osaka by operating daily Airbus A380
flights from 10 to 15 August 2012.
The special daily A380 service, which replaces an existing daily
Airbus A330 service, will be the first A380 commercial flight to Kansai
Singapore Airlines was the first airline in the world to operate the
superjumbo in October 2007. Since its inaugural flight to Sydney, the
Singapore Airlines A380 has proven exceptionally popular, having flown
more than 7 million customers, with strong loads on all routes it
serves. The aircraft is currently operated to ten destinations in Asia,
Australia, Europe and North America. Currently, Singapore Airlines has
17 A380s in service and a further two on firm order.
?We are grateful for the continued support of our customers and
service partners over the last 40 years of operations between Singapore
The special A380 services symbolise our appreciation, and we are
delighted to offer our customers the opportunity to experience some of
our latest products on board the superjumbo,? said Regional Vice
President North Asia, Lim Wee Kok.
The special A380 service is the latest in a series of activities to
commemorate the 40th anniversary milestone. Promotional return fares
from Osaka to Singapore as well as other destinations are also on offer.