SIA's Singapore-Newark service: Getting comfy for world's longest flight

SIA is sparing no effort to help passengers feel and look good when its new non-stop S'pore-Newark service, which covers 16,700km in 19 hours, launches in October.

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A 19-hour flight from Singapore to Newark is not the easiest of journeys. For that, Singapore Airlines will ensure a good rest, great food and extra in-flight entertainment for passengers.
The first of seven Airbus 350-900ULR (ultra-long-range) aircraft that SIA has ordered. PHOTO: AIRBUS
The plane will be delivered to SIA in September and will be used to launch the non-stop Singapore-Newark service from Oct 11, 2018. PHOTO: AIRBUS
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Passengers will be served three meals, with snacks in between.

Meal timings and menus have not been finalised but the idea is to avoid ingredients such as beans that make some feel bloated and cause gas, Ms Wong said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on July 29, 2018, with the headline SIA's Singapore-Newark service: Getting comfy for world's longest flight. Subscribe