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Singapore Airlines takes delivery of world’s first Airbus A350ULR

Non-stop flights from Singapore to the USA are closer than ever to re-starting as SIA takes the keys to its long-legged jet

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Singapore Airlines took delivery of its latest aircraft at a delivery ceremony this morning, the world’s first Airbus A350-900ULR (Ultra Long Range). The aircraft, which is the first of 7 such examples due for delivery to the airline this year, will fly to Singapore in the coming days and is set to enter service non-stop between Singapore and Newark on 11th October 2018, re-starting a route last flown by Singapore Airlines five years ago.

The Singapore Airlines A350-900ULR

SIA is the launch customer for the new A350-900ULR.