A350-900ULRNew YorkNewarkSIASingapore Airlines The A350-900ULR will offer customers a more comfortable travelling experience with features such as higher ceilings, larger windows, an extra wide body and lighting designed to reduce jetlag. Its carbon composite airframe also allows for improved air quality due to a more optimised cabin altitude and humidity levels.TOP IMAGE: Singapore Airlines A350-ULR Flights will cover a distance of approximately 9,000nm (16,700km), and travelling time will be up to 18hrs 45min. Singapore Airlines served the Singapore-Newark route until 2013, when services were suspended after the aircrafts used at the time, Airbus A340-500s, were returned to Airbus. Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch the world’s longest commercial flights on 11 October 2018, with non-stop services between Singapore and New York (Newark Liberty International Airport) using the new Airbus A350-900ULR (ultra-long-range).The route will initially be served three times a week, departing Singapore on Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Daily operations will commence from 18 October after an additional A350-900ULR aircraft enters service. SIA is the world’s first customer for the new A350-900ULR, with seven on firm order with Airbus. The aircraft will be configured in a two-class layout, with 67 Business Class seats and 94 Premium Economy Class seats. Tickets will be made available for sale progressively across the various booking channels, starting from tomorrow.