SIA Seats: 2018 RJ Tracker

This is our seat tracker for the Singapore Airlines new regional business class seat (2018 RJ), launched in April 2018 and being progressively rolled out on various routes using the new 787-10 aircraft and the A350 Regional variant.

Click here to read our full review of the new Regional Business Class on the 787-10, or here for our special focus on the middle ‘love seat’ couple pairs.

This page will be updated as new routes are announced, using the GDS timetables and/or information from Singapore Airlines.

Updated: 1st November 2019

Adelaide (ADL)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ279 SIN2335 – ADL0905* 359 R Daily
SQ278 ADL1025 – SIN1510 359 R Daily

* Next day

3rd January 2019 to 31st January 2019 (additional seasonal service also operates with new products)
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ277 SIN0830 – ADL1800 359 R Daily
SQ279 SIN2335 – ADL0905* 359 R Daily
SQ278 ADL1025 – SIN1510 359 R Daily
SQ276 ADL1920 – SIN0005* 359 R Daily

* Next day

Bali (DPS)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ942 SIN0915 – DPS1155 787 Daily
SQ946 SIN1610 – DPS1905 787 Daily
SQ943 DPS1305 – SIN1550 787 Daily
SQ947 DPS2000 – SIN2240 787 Daily

Bangkok (BKK)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ970 SIN0710 – BKK0835 787 Daily
SQ982 SIN1730 – BKK1900 787 Daily
SQ978 SIN1830 – BKK2000 787 Daily
SQ973 BKK0940 – SIN1305 787 Daily
SQ983 BKK2010 – SIN2330 787 Daily
SQ981 BKK2110 – SIN0025* 787 Daily

* Next day

Bengaluru (BLR)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ502 SIN2005 – BLR2150 359 R Daily
SQ503 BLR2305 – SIN0610* 359 R Daily
SQ504 SIN2220 – BLR0005* 359 R ····567
SQ505 BLR1840 – SIN1945 359 R 1····67

* Next day

Brisbane (BNE)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ255 SIN0035 – BNE1035 359 R Daily
SQ265 SIN0720 – BNE1655 359 R Daily
SQ235 SIN2130 – BNE0705* 359 R Daily
SQ256 BNE0910 – SIN1530 359 R Daily
SQ236 BNE1445 – SIN2045 359 R Daily
SQ266 BNE1810 – SIN0015* 359 R Daily

* Next day

Colombo (CMB)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ468 SIN2220 – CMB2335 359 R Daily
SQ469 CMB0045 – SIN0730 359 R Daily

Delhi (DEL)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ402 SIN0255 – DEL0555 787 Daily
SQ401 DEL0955 – SIN1815 787 Daily

Fukuoka (FUK)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ656 SIN0120 – FUK0820 787 Daily
SQ655 FUK0950 – SIN1535 787 Daily

Guangzhou (CAN)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ850 SIN0820 – CAN1220 787 Daily
SQ851 CAN1325 – SIN1730 787 Daily

* Next day

Ho Chi Minh (SGN)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ186 SIN1735 – SGN1845 787 Daily
SQ185 SGN1940 – SIN2240 787 Daily

Hong Kong (HKG)

From now until 26th December 2019 there are no planned operations with 2018 RJ to or from Hong Kong.

27th December 2019 to 6th January 2020 (highlighted flights will operate with new products)
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ866 SIN1305 – HKG1705 787 Daily
SQ865 HKG1850 – SIN2250 787 Daily

Note that the daily SQ866/865 Hong Kong flight operates with 2018 RJ operations on the 787-10 for an 11-day period from 27th December 2019 to 6th January 2019, displacing a 777-300ER in order to support temporary A380 operations to Osaka.

Jakarta (CGK)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ964 SIN1720 – CGK1805 359 R Daily
SQ965 CGK1900 – SIN2155 359 R Daily

Kolkata (CCU)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ516 SIN2100 – CCU2235 359 R 1·3·56·
SQ517 CCU2350 – SIN0640* 359 R 1·3·56·

* Next day

Kuala Lumpur (KUL)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ116 SIN1645 – KUL1750 359 R 12345··
SQ117 KUL1840 – SIN1945 359 R 12345··

Malé (MLE)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ452 SIN2045 – MLE2210 787 Daily
SQ451 MLE2335 – SIN0710* 787 Daily

* Next day

Manila (MNL)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ910 SIN0930 – MNL1305 359 R Daily
SQ917 MNL1415 – SIN1755 359 R Daily
SQ916 SIN1350 – MNL1725 787 Daily
SQ921 MNL1830 – SIN2220 787 Daily
SQ918 SIN1925 – MNL2300 787 Daily
SQ915 MNL0740 – SIN1120 787 Daily

Nagoya (NGO)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ672 SIN0120 – NGO0905 787 Daily
SQ671 NGO1030 – SIN1620 787 Daily

Osaka (KIX)

Currently operating until 31st December 2019
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ618 SIN0125 – KIX0905 787 Daily
SQ619 KIX1055 – SIN1640 787 Daily
SQ622^ SIN1355 – KIX2135 787^ Daily
SQ623^ KIX2325 – SIN0440* 787^ Daily

* Next day
^ Operated by A380 Version 2 from 27th December 2019 – 6th January 2020, with 2006 J seats.

From 1st January 2020 (highlighted flights will additionally operate with new products)
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ618 SIN0125 – KIX0905 787 Daily
SQ619 KIX1055 – SIN1640 787 Daily
SQ620 SIN0825 – KIX1540 359 R Daily
SQ621 KIX1655 – SIN2305 359 R Daily
SQ622^ SIN1355 – KIX2135 787^ Daily
SQ623^ KIX2325 – SIN0440* 787^ Daily

* Next day
^ Operated by A380 Version 2 from 27th December 2019 – 6th January 2020, with 2006 J seats.

Note that from 27th December 2019 to 6th January 2020 inclusive, SQ622/623 is operated by the A380 Version 2 with 2006 J seats.

Perth (PER)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ225 SIN0005 – PER05215 787 Daily
SQ213 SIN0740 – PER1250 359 R Daily
SQ223 SIN0930 – PER1440 359 R Daily
SQ215 SIN1845 – PER2355 787 Daily
SQ224 PER0625 – SIN1145 787 Daily
SQ226 PER1405 – SIN1935 359 R Daily
SQ216 PER0110 – SIN0635 787 Daily
SQ214 PER1710 – SIN2235 359 R Daily

Seoul (ICN)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ608 SIN0010 – ICN0645 359 R Daily
SQ600 SIN0800 – ICN1535 359 R Daily
SQ602 SIN1440 – ICN2215 787 Daily
SQ607 ICN0900 – SIN1420 359 R Daily
SQ609 ICN1610 – SIN2130 359 R Daily
SQ603 ICN2345 – SIN0505* 787 Daily

* Next day

4th February 2020 to 27th February 2020 (highlighted flights will additionally operate with new products)
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ608 SIN0010 – ICN0645 359 R Daily
SQ612 SIN0230 – ICN0950 787 ·234···
SQ600 SIN0800 – ICN1535 359 R Daily
SQ602 SIN1440 – ICN2215 787 Daily
SQ607 ICN0900 – SIN1420 359 R Daily
SQ611 ICN1235 – SIN1820 787 ·234···
SQ609 ICN1610 – SIN2130 359 R Daily
SQ603 ICN2345 – SIN0505* 787 Daily

* Next day

Shanghai (PVG)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ826 SIN0115 – PVG0635 787 Daily
SQ827 PVG0805 – SIN1325 787 Daily

Taipei (TPE)

Currently operating
Flight From / To Aircraft Days
SQ876 SIN0820 -TPE1310 787 Daily
SQ878 SIN1155 -TPE1640 787 Daily
SQ877 TPE1420 – SIN1855 787 Daily
SQ879 TPE1745 – SIN2210 787 Daily

Tokyo (NRT)

One of the daily Tokyo-Narita flights (SQ638/637) was formerly operated using the Boeing 787-10 with 2018 RJ seats from 18th May 2018 until 26th April 2019, however this switched to the A380 Version 1 from 27th April 2019 onwards.

How to be sure

As these schedules are subject to change and aircraft equipment swaps can be made for operational reasons, you can assure yourself of the new regional business class product by checking the seat map for your flight on the Singapore Airlines website.

It will look like this if your flight has the new regional business class product operated by the 787-10:

SIA Booking Seat Map

It will look like this if your flight has the new Regional Business Class product operated by the A350 Regional:

A350 Regional J.jpg

Where to sit?

If you’re wondering which seat to choose on the 787-10 regional business class – see our guide here. For the A350 regional business class – our guide is here.

(Cover Photo: MainlyMiles)