Singapore Airlines to deploy the world’s largest aircraft the Airbus A380 to and from Beijing starting on 1 August 2014

SINGAPORE, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines customers travelling to and from Beijing will soon be able to enjoy the luxury and comfort of the world’s largest aircraft, the Airbus A380.

From 1 August 2014, the A380 will be deployed on flight SQ802, departing Singapore at 0830hrs and arriving in Beijing at 1440hrs. The return flight SQ807 will depart Beijing at 1635hrs, arriving in Singapore at 2255hrs. The 471-seat A380 will replace two flights which are operated with smaller aircraft, and Beijing Capital International Airport will be served three times per day.

Singapore Airlines and regional arm SilkAir together serve 11 Chinese cities, with 120 weekly flights[1]. Singapore Airlines also operates 49 weekly flights to Hong Kong.

The A380 has proven exceptionally popular with customers since its inaugural flight in 2007. Beijing will be the second city in China to receive the Singapore Airlines A380 after Shanghai. The aircraft is also deployed to Hong Kong, as well as to Frankfurt, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne (until 25 October 2014), Mumbai, New Delhi, New York, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo Narita and Zurich.

[1] Including SilkAir’s new Hangzhou flights with effect from 27 June 2014.




All times stated are local

 Flight No  Aircraft  Day of Operations  Departure  Arrival
Singapore – Beijing SQ800 Boeing 777 Daily 00:55 07:05
Singapore – Beijing SQ802 Airbus A380 Daily 08:30 14:40
Singapore – Beijing SQ806 Boeing 777 Daily 16:50 23:00
Beijing – Singapore SQ801 Boeing 777 Daily 00:05 06:25
Beijing – Singapore SQ805 Boeing 777 Daily 08:55 15:15
Beijing – Singapore SQ807 Airbus A380 Daily 16:35 22:55


Note: Times denoted are for the Northern Summer operating season (1 August 2014 – 25 October 2014)

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