A380 Service to London starts on 18 March

paris07-a380.jpgSingapore Airlines (SIA) today announced that the first A380 flight to London will take off on 18 March, after the Airline takes delivery of the third A380 into its fleet by mid-March. The world’s largest passenger aircraft departs London later the same day for the return journey.

Customers on these flights will receive personalised certificates, exclusive premium giveaways and limited edition Singapore Airlines A380 souvenirs. They will also get to savour gastronomic treats created by two renowned chefs from Singapore Airlines’ International Culinary Panel - Sam Leong of the Tung Lok Group in Singapore and British culinary legend, Gordon Ramsay.

These flights mark the commencement of daily A380 services between Singapore and London and is also the first-ever A380 commercial service to Europe.

The first A380 flight to London, SQ 308, will leave Singapore’s Changi Airport on Tuesday, 18 March 2008, at 0900 hrs and arrive at London’s Heathrow Airport at 1505 hrs (all times local).

On the same day, the aircraft will return to Singapore, operating as SQ 319, departing Heathrow at 1855 hrs, arriving back into Singapore at 1535 hrs on Wednesday, 19 March 2008.

Thereafter, the Singapore Airlines A380 will commence regular scheduled services, operating SQ322 daily on the Singapore-London sector from the evening of Tuesday 18 March, and on SQ 317 for the return leg from 19 March.

Seats on A380 services, including the inaugural flights, are open for sale. Those who wish to be part of this landmark experience may purchase tickets via the Singapore Airlines website, singaporeair.com, or through their travel agents.

Customers who hold ticketed bookings on flights to be operated by the A380 will be automatically accommodated on the new aircraft without any change required to their tickets. Customers holding bookings, but not yet ticketed, may need to check if there have been changes to their fares as a result of the aircraft change.

SCHEDULE OF SINGAPORE AIRLINES A380 FLIGHTS TO/FROM SINGAPORE AND LONDON

Inaugural A380 flight - Tuesday 18 March 2008 only

Flight number Date Departure Time Arrival Time
SQ 308 Singapore-London 18 March 2008 0900 hours 1505 hours
SQ 319 London-Singapore 18 March 2008 1855 hours 1535 hours next day

Scheduled A380 services (Northern Winter 2007/2008)

Flight number Commencement date Departure Time Arrival Time
SQ 322 Singapore-London Daily from 18 March 2008 2320 hours 0525 hours next day
SQ 317 London-Singapore Daily from 19 March 2008 1100 hours 0740 hours next day

Scheduled A380 services (Northern Summer 2008)

Flight number Commencement date Departure Time Arrival Time
SQ 322 Singapore-London Daily from 30 March 2008 2330 hours 0555 hours next day
SQ 317 London-Singapore Daily from 31 March 2008 1155 hours 0745 hours next day

4 Responses to “A380 Service to London starts on 18 March”


  1. 1 AhJian Jan 31st, 2008 at 8:53 am

    Great! Looking for more airbus A380 to come out…
    flying in the air…

  2. 2 Bruce Goodall Mar 6th, 2008 at 2:36 pm

    Looking forward to the first arrival of the mighty A380! Lets hope they’re using 27L or 27R…

  1. 1 Third A380 delivered to Singapore Airlines at Flightstory.net - Aviation Blog Pingback on Mar 11th, 2008 at 10:46 pm
  2. 2 Video - SIA A380 landed at London Heathrow at Flightstory.net - Aviation Blog Pingback on Mar 18th, 2008 at 6:06 pm

Contact