This is Episode 2 of the Asia18 Season.
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The AirClipsTraveller invites you to join him on a business trip from Europe to East and Southeast Asia and takes you aboard of no less than twelve flights with seven airlines in Business Class and a cumulative flight time of around 35 hours within just one week.
Airline reviews included in this tour are…
Episode 1: Eurowings operated by TUIfly on ex-Air Berlin Boeing 737-800 Hamburg – Stockholm
Episode 2: Singapore Airlines Airbus A350 Stockholm – Moscow Domodedovo
Episode 3: Singapore Airlines Airbus A350 Moscow DME – Singapore
Episode 4: Uzbekistan Airways Boeing 767-300 Singapore – Kuala Lumpur
Episode 5: Malindo Air/ Batik Air Malaysia Boeing 737-800 Kuala Lumpur – Haikou, Hainan China (HAK)
Episode 6: Hongkong Airlines Airbus A320 HAK – Hongkong
Episode 7: RBA Royal Brunei Airbus A320neo plus A320ceo (2 flights)
A320neo Hongkong – Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei
A320ceo Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei – Jakarta
Episode 8: Garuda B737-800 Jakarta – Bangkok
Episode 9: Cathay Pacific Airbus A350-1000!!! Bangkok – Singapore
Episode 10: SAS Scandinavian ATR 72 Copenhagen – Hamburg
In today’s episode 2 join the AirClipsTraveller on his day’s second flight on his way from Germany to Singapore. Now he changes the previous B737-800 against a brand new Airbus A350-900. Still, also this flight is a short haul hop from Stockholm to Moscow DME where all passengers have to disembark before the continuation of their flight to Southeast Asia.
Singapore Airlines Limited is the flag carrier airline of Singapore with its hub at Singapore Changi Airport. The airline uses the Singapore Girl as its central figure in corporate branding. It is ranked as the world’s best airline, since 2018, while winning the top spot in three other categories in the same year including “Best First Class”, “Best First Class Airline Seat” and “Best Airline in Asia”.
The Singapore Airlines group includes many airline-related subsidiaries. SIA Engineering Company handles maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) business across nine countries, with a portfolio of 27 joint ventures, including with Boeing and Rolls-Royce. Singapore Airlines Cargo operates SIA’s freighter fleet and manages the cargo-hold capacity in SIA’s passenger aircraft. It has two subsidiaries: SilkAir operates regional flights to secondary cities, while Scoot operates as a low-cost carrier.
Singapore Airlines was the launch customer for the Airbus A380 – the world’s largest passenger aircraft – as well as the Boeing 787-10 and the long-range version of the Airbus A350-900. It ranks amongst the top 15 carriers worldwide in terms of revenue passenger kilometers, and is ranked 10th in the world for international passengers carried.
The three main variants of the A350 were launched in 2006, with entry into service planned for 2013. At the 2011 Paris Air Show, Airbus postponed the entry into service of the A350-1000 by two years to mid-2017. In July 2012, the A350’s entry into service was delayed to the second half of 2014, before the -900 began service on 15 January 2015. In October 2012, the -800 was due to enter service in mid-2016, but its development has been cancelled since September 2014.The A350 is also offered as the ACJ350 corporate jet by Airbus Corporate Jets (ACJ), offering a 20,000 km (10,800 nmi) range for 25 passengers for the -900 derivative.