Singapore Airlines (SIA) has taken delivery of the first of seven Airbus A350-900 ultra-long-range (ULR) aircraft, which will be placed in service Oct. 11 on a nonstop service between Singapore and New York Newark Liberty International Airport—the world’s longest route with an average flying time of 18 hr. and 45 min. The aircraft, with a range of up to 9,700 nautical miles, is configured in a two-class layout, with 67 business- and 94 premium-economy seats. Following Newark, ...

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