Singapore Airlines starting 01JUN12 introduces 3rd daily Airbus A380 service on Singapore – London Heathrow route, which results in 17% of capacity increase. Existing SQ308/319 service from this date will be operated by A380, instead of Boeing 777-300ER. The airline has finished updating its reservation system around 0700GMT.
The Star Alliance member originally planned to operate all-A380 service to London by late-2011, but this plan was postponed.
SQ308 SIN0905 – 1530LHR 388 D
SQ318 SIN1245 – 1910LHR 388 D
SQ322 SIN2330 – 0555+1LHR 388 D
SQ317 LHR1130 – 0720+1SIN 388 D
SQ319 LHR1830 – 1420+1SIN 388 D
SQ321 LHR2205 – 1755+1SIN 388 D
Singapore Airlines began wide-body service to London Heathrow in 1973 when Boeing 747 entered service. It gradually transitioned to Airbus A380/Boeing 747 operation in 2008; A380/777-300ER operation in 2009. (Report of Singapore Airlines Boeing 747 operation report appeared on this site on 06APR12)