Strategic Meetings Summit London, 26 September,
September 29 2022, Kimpton Fitzroy London
Friday 30 September 2022, JW Marriott Grosvenor
SINGAPORE AIRLINES has taken delivery of its first very long range Airbus A340-500, which will be used on a new non-stop service between Singapore and Los Angeles from 3 February. The non-stop service to Los Angeles will take 16 hours and the return SIN ” LAX 18.5 hours. Called the A345LeaderShip the aircraft features the world's first long haul all premium configuration in a spacious two-class configuration. Raffles (business class is) 2 + 2 + 2 and Executive Economy 2 + 3 + 2. AC power supply outlets are also available in all the seats, enabling customers to power their laptops throughout the flight. Both new cabins feature specially designed areas for passengers to socialize and stretch their legs. The A345LeaderShip is the first new aircraft type to join the SIA fleet since 1997, when the airline took delivery of its first Boeing 777. Five are on firm order and five on option. Four Rolls-Royce Trent 553 engines power the A345. As at 1 January 2004 SIA's operating fleet consisted of 82 aircraft comprising 30 B747s, 51 B777s and 1 A345.