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Singapore Airlines’ first two A380s to be scrapped

German investment group Dr Peters failed to find a new airline for the first two superjumbos to be retired, once 9V-SKA and 9V-SKB with Singapore Airlines.

SQ A380 SKA (Airbus)

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

MSN SIA Reg Delivered Withdrawn
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