The Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 is now flying to Frankfurt and New York, with the inaugural Singapore – Frankfurt – New York service having departed Singapore shortly after midnight on 16Jan12.
Frankfurt and New York will be Singapore Airlines’ ninth and tenth destinations to receive the new superjumbo. Frankfurt is Singapore Airlines’ fourth point in Europe to be added to the list, after London, Paris and Zurich, while New York is the second point in North America, after Los Angeles.
The Singapore Airlines A380 has proven exceptionally popular with customers, with strong loads on all routes it serves. The world’s first carrier to operate the A380 in October 2007, Singapore Airlines has since carried more than 6 million customers on the superjumbo system-wide. The Airline currently has 15 A380s in service and four more on order.