SIA taps new generation aircraft for network growth

FIRDAUS HASHIM | February 05, 2018

SIA taps new generation aircraft for network growth
Speaking on a panel at the Singapore air show Aviation Leadership Summit, Goh says that aircraft such as the Airbus A350 has allowed SIA to launch routes that were previously not commercially viable. These include services to Dusseldorf and Stockholm, as well as the carrier's planned ultra-long-range services to New York and Los Angeles. For its low-cost unit Scoot, the Boeing 787 has allowed it to launch services from Singapore to Athens. It will also operate the aircraft on the Singapore-Berlin route later this year. "This would not have been possible if we do not have fuel-efficient, new technology aircraft. This allows Scoot, to morph into not just a point-to-point LCC model, but also [offer] connectivity between its narrowbody regional network using A320s and the longer-haul 787s. These are the things we're experimenting, we're seeing some good results, and we'll continue to evolve," says Goh.

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