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SQ confirms two-class A350-900ULR and plans for third non-stop US destination

Singapore Airlines says its ultra-long range A350-900 fleet will have two classes and will fly to a third non-stop 'North American' destination, which could be SFO (replacing the 'standard' A350-900 which have to fly SIN-SFO with payload restrictions). ( More...

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highlite 1
The SQ A340 had 180 J Class seats, took 18h00 between New York to Singapore and used 158,000 Kgs of fuel.

How much fuel for the A350?
Wonder if they may restore the VHHH-KLAS run they had back in the early 2000s. That was a very profitable route, until SARS caused travel to/from China to tank. Bringing that back would also link Las Vegas and Macau, giving access to both major gambling meccas.
Ian Deans 0
Brad, how about using the IATA city codes that we all understand.....please?
figuring that FA is more geared toward pilots and flight tracking, I thought it would be safe to presume that those here would be used to ICAO codes than the casual air traveler with IATA codes.

Ian Deans 1
Hi Brad, thanks for your reply. But I reckon, like me, many readers here are just interested in aviation and airlines too. I worked in the industry for 36 years, but those operational codes just confound me. I mostly know the IATA codes. There is no way I would know that VHHH is HKG.


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