Singapore’s newest SkyTeam connection to Russia, and the first service to Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport
Singapore Changi Airport has announced a new airline operating into Singapore – Aeroflot. The service commences 25 October 2020.
Aeroflot, a SkyTeam alliance member, will operate between Singapore and Moscow-Sheremetyevo (SVO) five times a week, using an Airbus A350-900 aircraft, the latest addition to its long-haul fleet.
Aeroflot will operate this service daily from Singapore, except Fridays and Sundays. The flight will depart from Singapore at mid day, arriving into Moscow in the evening local time.
Full schedule below:
|Route||Flight no.||Departure||Arrival||Duration||Day of ops||Aircraft|
|Singapore – Moscow SVO||SU281||1230||1830||11h||Daily except Fri & Sun||A350-900|
|Moscow SVO – Singapore||SU280||1940||1055(+1)||10h 15m||Daily except Thu & Sat||A350-900|
Aeroflot will operate one of its newest fleet type, the A350-900 to Singapore. The aircraft offers 316 seats in a three-class configuration, featuring 28 business class seats, , 24 premium economy class seats and 264 economy class seats.
Aeroflot’s business class features its newest, fresh-from-the-factory flat bed ‘suites’, laid out in a 1-2-1 configuration. Each suite will have a door, enhancing privacy for each of the 28 business class seats.
The seats are designed by Collins Aerospace, and Aeroflot is apparently the launch customer for these seats.
In premium economy which Aeroflot calls ‘Comfort Class’, there are 24 seats across three rows, in a 2-4-2 configuration.
And finally, 264 seats in economy in a 3-3-3 configuration.
Aeroflot has 15 of these aircraft on order, and at the time of writing they have said that they will be using the A350s on the following routes:
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