Singapore Airlines upgrades cabin facilities on Australian routes
by Shamoli Dutt


Singapore Airlines is offering the latest inflight technology and new seat design on selected flights from Sydney and Melbourne on its new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.

According to the airline the new aircraft offers all classes with more space, comfort and privacy as well as a state of the art KrisWorld in-flight entertainment system.

First Class seats will feature a new fixed-back shell design with curved side panels, upholstered in the finest leather and provide greater personal space and added privacy. They are 35 inches in width and with an increased fully-flat bed length from 80 to 82 inches.

Business Class seats have a greater seat recline of 132 degrees, with improved ergonomic seat cushion and two new natural seating positions - Lazy Z and Sundeck. They 28 inches wide and have a fully-flat bed length of 79 inches.

Economy Class seats will offer passengers additional comfort with more legroom, increased personal space and improved ergonomic comfort with backrest seat cushions and side bolsters for better back support as well as a culpted headrest cushion, which supports an increased range of height adjustments to offer better neck support.

The upgraded KrisWorld in-flight entertainment system will feature touch-screen graphical user interface and touch screen handsets along with in-seat power supply across all cabin classes.

Singapore Airlines operates four daily flights from Sydney and Melbourne.

by Shamoli Dutt - Austguide Travel News Editor