Singapore Airlines has recently launched a new Singapore-San Francisco non-stop service. The new flights will be operated daily using Airbus A350-900 aircraft.
Flight SQ32 will depart Changi airport at 0830 and arrive in San Francisco at 0915 the same day. Flight SQ31 will leave the US city at 1045, arriving at 1840 the following day in Singapore.
The flying time for the new San Francisco-Singapore services will range between 14:35 hours and 17:45 hours, depending on direction and time of year. As of now, it is the longest flight in SIA’s network.
Singapore Airlines said in a statement that its A350-900s have the range to fly the SFO-Singapore flights on a year-round basis, “although depending on headwinds there will be some payload restrictions which will result in some seats not being offered for sale.”
The aircraft is configured with a total of 253 seats in Business Class, Premium Economy Class and Economy Class. There are 42 seats in business class, 24 in premium economy and 187 in standard economy.
Meanwhile, Singapore Airlines has also boosted its service to Los Angeles, where it will add nonstop service to Seoul. The airline already flies from Los Angeles to Tokyo. Both of these routes continue on to Singapore.
Flight SQ8 departs Changi airport at 0225, arriving at Incheon (Seoul) at 0950. It leaves Incheon at 1120 and lands in Los Angeles at 0640. For the return journey (Flight SQ7) leave LA at 1715, arriving in Seoul at 2230 the next day. Afterwards, it departs Incheon at 0035 and arrives in Singapore at 0555.
Singapore Airlines also serves the US cities of Houston via Manchester (replacing Moscow from 30 October 2016), and New York JFK via Frankfurt.