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SIA to restart direct flights to New York in October

It will ply the route using the ultra-long-range version of the A350-900 jet; carrier says strong traffic growth between North America and South-east Asia spells growth opportunities

Singapore Airlines has ordered seven of the ultra-long-range version of the A350-900 for non-stop flights to the United States.


FIVE years after it pulled the plug on direct flights to New York, Singapore Airlines will operate this, the world's longest flight, once again: It will fly non-stop to the Big Apple from Oct 11, using the ultra-long-range (ULR) variant of the A350-900.

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