Singapore Airlines today (19SEP11) announced that its Daily Singapore – Frankfurt – New York JFK service is to be operated by Airbus A380 aircraft starting 15JAN12. This has been circulating on the internet for several months.
The A380 will replace Boeing 747-400 aircraft, which marks the end of SIA 747 long-haul operation to Europe and North America. The capacity will be increased by 25%.
The airline on the evening of 19SEP11 local time has updated the reservation system, and has updated seat map as of 0500GMT 20SEP11, which shows the the A380 with Upper Class Economy Class operating.
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