Singapore Airlines wants to continue its non-stop flight to US
Singapore Airlines wants to restore its 19-hour flight route, the longest route in the commercial flight world i.e. from Singapore to New York. In 2013, they cancelled their service flight as they were losing money. Now, the Singapore Airline’s CEO Goh Choon Phong wants to revive previously stalled service and thus summoned Boeing and Airbus to provide them an aircraft which can make the journey possible.
Even the Boeing’s and Airbus efficient two powerful engines are not equipped to fly ten thousand plus miles. Previous flights conducted by Singapore Airlines in a four engine Airbus A340-500 was simply not efficient enough to continue its service.
The airline is in continue pursue to recover non-stop flights to the US in order to ensure Singapore carrier fill a gap in its network that’s been benefiting its rival Cathay Pacific Airways and Qantas Airways.