SIA's first Boeing 787-10 aircraft to serve Osaka

SIA's first Boeing 787-10 aircraft to serve Osaka

SIA Boeing 787-10
A Singapore Airlines' Boeing 787-10 aircraft. (Photo: SIA)

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines' (SIA) has picked Osaka, Japan as the first destination for its new Boeing 787-10 fleet.

The national carrier announced on Thursday (Feb 8), that services are expected to begin in May 2018.

SIA will be the world's first airline to operate the 787-10 fleet and has ordered 49 aircraft from US aviation giant. 

The first aircraft is due for delivery from Boeing's production facility in Charleston, South Carolina, next month. 

The 787-10 can carry up to 330 people

The SIA also signed a contract with Boeing to use electronic logbooks on its 777 and 787 airliners recently at the Singapore Airshow.

Source: CNA/ng

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