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Inside Singapore Airlines’ stunning new 787-10 Dreamliner

Stunning images reveal the luxurious interior of Singapore Airlines’ new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner.

The airline was the first to accept delivery of Boeing’s newest model, which uses 25 per cent less fuel per passenger compared to aircraft of a similar size.

Interior shots show the business area decked out with 36 fully-reclinable seats, which have been clad in a luxury synthetic suede-like material called Alcantara more usually used to furnish yachts and super cars.

 

Stunning images reveal the luxurious interiors of Singapore Airlines’ new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner. Above, a view of the business class seats complete with 18-inch screens 

Singapore Airlines was named the world's best airline in the TripAdvisor Awards this year and the new 787-10 promises to step things up another level

Singapore Airlines was named the world’s best airline in the TripAdvisor Awards this year and the new 787-10 promises to step things up another level

The business area features 36 fully-reclinable seats, which have been clad in a luxury material more usually used to furnish yachts and super cars

The business area features 36 fully-reclinable seats, which have been clad in a luxury material more usually used to furnish yachts and super cars

Singapore Airlines' 787-10s are equipped with 337 seats as the plane's body is 18 feet longer than the 787-9 at 224 feet

Singapore Airlines’ 787-10s are equipped with 337 seats as the plane’s body is 18 feet longer than the 787-9 at 224 feet

The premium seats also feature 18-inch touchscreen monitors, so guests are treated to a full cinematic experience.

Along with the economy cabin, the business class seats on the Dreamliner boast the biggest windows of any aircraft.

Passengers can electronically dim the windows at the touch of a button.

Singapore Airlines was named the world’s best airline in the TripAdvisor Awards this year and the new 787-10 promises to step things up another level. 

An image shows what the aisle business class seats look like when configured as a bed, with a luxury blanket to top things off

An image shows what the aisle business class seats look like when configured as a bed, with a luxury blanket to top things off

Designers say one of the biggest pluses of the Boeing 787-10 is that it offers a more tranquil cabin experience, with 'customisable lighting preferences, cleaner air, and a quieter and smoother ride'.

Designers say one of the biggest pluses of the Boeing 787-10 is that it offers a more tranquil cabin experience, with ‘customisable lighting preferences, cleaner air, and a quieter and smoother ride’.

All passengers have access to in-flight entertainment from the comfort of their seats and in-air WiFi is also available. The above photo shows a view from a seat in the economy cabin 

All passengers have access to in-flight entertainment from the comfort of their seats and in-air WiFi is also available. The above photo shows a view from a seat in the economy cabin 

Over the next few years the airline is set to take delivery of 49 of these planes in a bid to update its fleet.

Singapore Airlines’ 787-10s are equipped with 337 seats as the plane’s body is 18 feet longer than the 787-9 at 224 feet.

In total, the aircraft includes 36 seats in business and 301 in economy.

All passengers have access to in-flight entertainment from the comfort of their seats and in-air WiFi is also available.

Designers say one of the biggest pluses of the Boeing 787-10 is that it offers a more tranquil cabin experience, with ‘customisable lighting preferences, cleaner air, and a quieter and smoother ride’.

Singapore Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 from the manufacturer’s production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, on March 25.

The company’s CEO Mr Goh Choon Phong was in attendance along with Boeing’s CEO Mr Kevin McAllister.

Speaking at the event, Mr Goh Choon Phong said: ‘It is an honour for us to be the world’s first airline to take delivery of this amazing aircraft.  

Singapore Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 from the manufacturer's production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, on March 25

Singapore Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787-10 from the manufacturer’s production facility in North Charleston, South Carolina, on March 25

In addition to 49 787-10s, Singapore Airlines has ordered 20 777-9s from Boeing, which are due for delivery from 2021 to 2022

In addition to 49 787-10s, Singapore Airlines has ordered 20 777-9s from Boeing, which are due for delivery from 2021 to 2022

 The company's CEO Mr Goh Choon Phong was in attendance along with Boeing's CEO Mr Kevin McAllister

 The company’s CEO Mr Goh Choon Phong was in attendance along with Boeing’s CEO Mr Kevin McAllister

‘The 787-10 is indeed a magnificent piece of engineering and truly a work of art.

‘It will be an important element in our overall growth strategy, enabling us to expand our network and strengthen our operations. 

‘The delivery of the first 787-10 underscores our longstanding commitment to operate a modern fleet, and marks the start of a new chapter in our shared story with Boeing.’

Meanwhile, Mr McAllister added: ‘This is a big day for all of us at Boeing and for our global supplier partners. We are thrilled to deliver the first 787-10 Dreamliner to Singapore Airlines, one of the world’s leading carriers.’

Singapore Airlines operated the world’s first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner commercial flight on April 3 out of its Changi Airport hub, ferrying its first set of passengers to Bangkok.

The aircraft is now servicing medium haul flights (under eight) so that customers can lie-flat in business class even on shorter flights.

In addition to 49 787-10s, Singapore Airlines has ordered 20 777-9s from Boeing, which are due for delivery from 2021 to 2022.



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