Singapore Airlines is set to operate Airbus A350-900 aircraft on the Dhaka-Singapore route from February 1, making it the first airline to introduce the brand new model to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport.
The A350-900 aircraft has 303 seats, including 40 business class, higher ceilings, larger windows, an extra-wide body delivering more space and comfort as well as lighting designed to reduce jet lag.
Singapore Airlines operates ten flights a week on the route: seven of them will be run with A350-900 and three with Boeing 772J, which has 271 seats including 26 for business class.
There will be no change in ticket price for the new aircraft on this route. For economy class the ticket price will start from Tk 29,000 and for Business class Tk 1.25 lakh. The A350-900 aircraft will replace existing A330 aircraft, which had 285 seats including 30 seats in business class.
Customers will have access to high-speed in-flight WiFi service on board the new A350-900.
The new A350-900 medium-haul aircraft is equipped with the airline’s recently launched new regional business class and economy class cabin products: the business class cabin boasts a 1-2-1 seat arrangement, while the economy class cabin will be arranged in a 3-3-3 configuration.
The A350-900 will be fitted with the latest Thales AVANT inflight entertainment system. Designed with a new user interface that offers a more intuitive user experience and navigation options, customers will be able to enjoy Singapore Airlines’ myKrisWorld personalised in-flight entertainment now with even greater control.
The other features that Economy Class customers can look forward to including personal storage space for small personal items, a coat hook, USB port and in-seat power supply.