Singapore Airlines today announced that regular Airbus A380 service will begin on 28 October from Singapore to Sydney. The A380 will replace a Boeing 747-400 serving this route from Singapore to Sydney and back. A380 operated flights will be SQ221 (SIN – SYD) and SQ220 (SYD – SIN).
These flights are bookable from now.
Seatmap and Cabin Layout can be found at:
This first Airbus A380 has 471 seats in three classes, thats 100 seats more than in SIA’s Boeing 747-400 configuration. On the main deck will be 12 Suites (Class R), the “Singapore Airlines SkySuite”. This newly introduced class, which will not be called First Class, will offer for example a personal 23 inch LCD screen with 1280 x 768 pixels in each suite, surround sound and of course a flat bed.
Located on the main deck are also 311 Economy Class (Y) seats in 3-4-3 configuration. The Economy Class as well as the Business Class (J), 60 seats located on the upper deck, will be similar to the upgraded classes introduced on the Boeing 777-300ER last year.
Besides the Business Class in 1-2-1 configuration, are also further 88 Economy Class seats with 2-4-2 configuration located on the upper deck.