In November 2017 Singapore Airlines ferried their first ever Airbus A380, 9V-SKA, devoid of titles in all-white paint, from Changi to a storage facility in Lourdes, France. Three months later 9V-SKB followed the familiar routing. The ten-year lease of these aircraft had come to an end and these were the first two of an eventual five A380s SIA opted to stop operating and return to their owners.
SIA’s Retired A380s
|003||9V-SKA||15 Oct 2007||11 Jun 2017|
|005||9V-SKB||11 Jan 2008||2 Sep 2017|
|006||9V-SKC||11 Mar 2008||16 Oct 2017|
|008||9V-SKD||26 Apr 2008||18 Dec 2017|
|010||9V-SKE||28 Jun 2008||23 April 2018|
While the ultimate fate of these first two aircraft was uncertain at the